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About the RISE Program at Hunter College

The MBRS Program was initiated at Hunter College in 1981 and the NIGMS RISE in 2000. We are proud of the RISE Program 30 year history at Hunter College which has produced approximately 75 PhDs (and more in progress) from students who are underrepresented in biomedical research.

The NIGMS RISE Program currently provides both financial and professional development support to 15 undergraduates, 14 PhDs and 4 Masters students at Hunter College in the departments of Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Psychology.