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Welcome to the Biomolecular Research Center

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An Emerging Collaborative and Multidisciplinary
Research Presence

The Biomolecular Research Center at Boise State is a collaborative research center designed to provide a supportive environment for interdisciplinary research and education with opportunities for students and faculty members alike. The focus of the BRC is the study of biomolecules with emphasis on proteins and protein interactions. The BRC represents a comprehensive collection of instrumentation and facilities ideal for the characterization of biomolecules and their role in a variety of biomedical and environmental processes. Partnerships exist between the Center and Idaho-BRIN/INBRE, UI, ISU, the Boise VA Medical Center, The College of Idaho, and Northwest Nazarene University. To support current and future collaborative science, the BRC provides seminars, training workshops, and other networking opportunities. The mission of the center is to facilitate multidisciplinary research and research training programs in biomolecular sciences with a goal of increasing the level of biomolecular research achieved at Boise State University.

BRC News


The Boise State University’s annual Barnwell Society Luncheon held in August drew a crowd of donors and friends who gathered to hear research findings from Dr. Richard Beard. Dr. Beard, who teaches in the Biomolecular Research Center, and two students, shared their fascinating inquiry on how the vascular system is key to understanding diseases, the aging process, and our overall health.
Dr. Beard’s research students are formidable presenters who already have impressive credentials.
Graduate Research Assistant Travis Wertz was one of the only scientific presenters from Boise State at a national conference in Chicago last year.
Jessica McAllister is an undergraduate research assistant in Dr. Beard’s lab and is planning on a career in medicine.
Thank you, Dr. Beard, Travis and Jessica for an engaging and memorable presentation. Please visit our photo gallery for highlights of the luncheon.

Idaho INBRE Intern wins first place at the 2018 Idaho INBRE Conference

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COBRE and INBRE Funding Leads to USDA Funding at Boise State University

Boise State Researcher Awarded NSF Grant to Demystify Metabolic Processes in Cells

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Boise State Team Earns $1 Million Grant to Work Toward Cure for Heart Disease

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The project described was supported by Institutional Development Awards (IDeA) from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences of the National Institutes of Health under Grants #P20GM103408 and P20GM109095. We also acknowledge support from The Biomolecular Research Center at Boise State with funding from the National Science Foundation, Grants # 0619793 and #0923535; the MJ Murdock Charitable Trust; and the Idaho State Board of Education.

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