INBRE & Bioinformatics Presentation Set Wednesday at SWOSU

“INBRE and Bioinformatics” by Jennie Allen and Edgar Scott from the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center is the focus of a presentation on Wednesday, October 26, at Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford.

The SWOSU Department of Biological Sciences Joseph D. Maness Seminar Series is sponsor of the 4 p.m. talk in Old Science Building, Room 212. The public is invited.

According to SWOSU’s Dr. Zach Jones, the talk will be about The Oklahoma IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence (OK-INBRE), which is supported by a grant from the National Institutes of Health, with the goal of enhancing research and research education at participating undergraduate institutions throughout the state of Oklahoma.

OK-INBRE provides support for summer undergraduate internships.  In the past 14 years, over 400 undergraduate students from across the state have participated in the program and most have gone into postgraduate studies, including medical, dental and graduate school.

Light refreshments will be provided.  For more information, contact Jones at 580.774.3294.