IMSD at UNC-Chapel Hill

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The Initiative for Maximizing Student Diversity (IMSD) is an educational research grant awarded to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC-CH) by the National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS), National Institutes of Health (NIH). The primary goal of this initiative is to increase the number of underrepresented student populations that attain PhDs and successful careers in biomedical research.

Through admission via the BBSP program, IMSD graduate students interested in pursuing a PhD in the biomedical sciences can select from over 300 research labs and 15 PhD programs to conduct their doctoral research.

To Apply to Graduate School in the Biomedical Sciences