Research Announcements

2018 Bioinformatics Intensive Internship

NM-INBRE and NCGR sponsored workshop


Free 6-week bioinformatics internship.

Topics covered:

  • Unix
  • Sequencing Essentials
  • Genome and Transcriptome Assembly
  • Annotation
  • Variants
  • Differential Expression
  • Pathway Analysis
  • Visualization
  • Metagenomics


National Center for Genome Resources (NCGR) and home of the New Mexico IDeA Networks of Biomedical Research Excellence (INBRE) Sequencing and Bioinformatics Core (SBC).  Located at 2935 Rodeo Park Dr. East, Santa Fe, NM, 87505


June 18 thru July 27, 2018

Space is limited. Only serious students should apply who can complete the duration of the internship. Certificates of completion to be awarded to students who complete the full 6-weeks.


This program is geared towards undergraduate and graduate biology students who have minimal or no bioinformatics experience.


Complete our short application and have your mentor provide a letter of recommendation before midnight, Sunday, April 29, 2018. 

Download Details and Application

If any questions after reviewing application, contact Lisana Chavez, Program Associate LCHAVEZ@NCGR.ORG


Key Components for Mentoring Clinical & Behavioral Research

Special Topics Seminar

May 17, 2018
12-1 p.m.
Michael F Sorrell Center, Room 2010

Mentoring is no small task — and mentoring scholars working in the diverse areas of clinical and behavioral research comes with its unique circumstances and challenges. Discover ways to help align expectations, assess understanding, address equity and inclusion, foster independence, and more.
Speaker: Dr. Lani (Chi Chi) Zimmerman, Professor, CON

This event is sponsored by the Faculty Mentoring Program.  If you have questions please contact Dr. Rowan Zetterman.

Spotlight on Scholarship Events Scheduled for May

The Academy of Interprofessional Educators will sponsor two events May 10, 2018.  These events are open to the UNMC community.

Writing for Publication | 10am-12pm

The workshop, led by Beth Beam, Ph.D., and Ron Shope, Ph.D., IAE education researchers, will provide attendees with practical tips for starting the writing process, setting goals, writing succinctly, and minding author guidelines. Find more information and register here.

Spotlight on Scholarship Educational Showcase: | 12:30pm-2:30pm

The Showcase is an open house-style format designed to spotlight the educational innovations of our colleges and institutions while celebrating UNMC educators and UNO medical humanities educators. We are accepting abstracts from all health professions educators who would like to present their educational research.  Proposals are being accepted for both platform and poster presentations.

  • All health professions educators are welcome to submit a proposal.
  • Poster and platform presentations are eligible, including those presented at other conferences.
  • The event provides an opportunity for peer review of a new project.

Abstracts must be submitted by April 6. Find more information and submit an abstract here.