One West University Boulevard, Brownsville, Texas 78520 | 956-882-8200

Advantages of MBRS RISE Program

  • Hands-on research experience with funded investigators
  • Stimulating weekly seminar series and journal club with nationally renowned researchers
  • Summer biomedical research experiences at research intensive institutions.
  • Graduate school application, admission assistance, interview and communication skills workshop.
  • Opportunity for bridge to Ph.D. programs
  • Research assistant position in an active research laboratory
  • Educational opportunities beyond the classroom

Contact information

Dr. Kari Brewer Savannah, Director
Office: 2.112​
Phone: 956-882-6511
Fax: 956-882-6830

Noemi Hernandez
Office: BRHP 1.113
Phone: 956-882-5940
Fax: 956-882-5939​

Biomedical Research
and Health Professions
BRHP 2.101

Phone:  956-882-5000

Fax:  956-882-5003


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