Welcome to Kentucky IDeA Networks of Biomedical Research Excellence (KY INBRE)!

The KY INBRE (formerly KBRIN) is a collaborative network of biomedical researchers in state-supported and independent institutions of higher education within Kentucky and is funded through a grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS). Our website is packed with information to help biomedical researchers throughout the Commonwealth of Kentucky. Subscribe to our weekly newsletter for more up-to-date information!

This grant (#5P20GM103436) has been funded by the NIH NIGMS awarded to University of Louisville as the lead institution. Dr. Martha Bickford, Program Director/Principal Investigator.

News for April 5

KY INBRE Travel Awards to NISBRE • Annual Economic Report: NIH-funding in KY • Changes coming to NIH applications & peer review in 2025 PLUS funding, hiring and a whole lot more! More

Student Training Opp!

Applications now open for KY INBRE’ s annual Wet-Lab Genomics Summer Workshop, May 13-17 or 20-24. For all undergrad/grad students at KY colleges and universities. Application open until capacity or April 15. More

Postbac Gap Year Experience

UL-BIOMED-PREP is an NIH-funded program that provides an extensive paid research experience in outstanding research facilities with leading investigators at the University of Louisville. Apply by May 5. More

NIH-funding impact in KY

In FY23, Kentucky received $232M in NIH funding which directly supported 2,900 jobs and $594M economic activity. Top-funded research institutions in KY are all partner institutions of KY INBRE: UK, UofL (INBRE lead institution), NKU and WKU. More