INRO is an extraordinary opportunity for talented medical students, doctoral students, and undergraduate senior level students from populations underrepresented in the biomedical sciences. Students selected spend four days at NIAID with some of the Institute's premiere researchers. The all expenses paid visit to NIAID will take place February 1–4, 2016, on the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Campus in Bethesda, Maryland. Applications for INRO 2016 are open September 1 – October 15, 2015.
What happens during the 4-day INRO program?
Be part of a diverse community of aspiring NIAID researchers. Join other dedicated medical and science students like yourself for a 4-day visit to our research facility in Bethesda, Maryland, to
Each year, we choose a theme that emphasizes a specific research focus or group of scientists within NIAID. View past years' INRO agenda to glimpse the typical day at INRO:
What training programs will I learn about at INRO?
The INRO program seeks students interested in conducting research in allergy, immunology, or infectious diseases. Only those students actively pursuing a research training position at NIAID will be selected. At INRO, you will learn about the many training opportunities available to you.
Postdoctoral TrainingDoctoral candidates seeking research training.
Medical Student TrainingMedical students seeking research training during a gap year.
Predoctoral TrainingUndergraduate seniors seeking training opportunities before graduate or medical school.
INRO is intended to support students from populations underrepresented in the biomedical sciences interested in pursuing a research career in allergy, immunology, or infectious diseases. If your interests lie outside the biomedical research areas of NIAID, NIH offers a number of other training programs for which you may be eligible. For information on all NIH training programs, please visit Research and Training Opportunities.
Participation in INRO does not guarantee a training position at NIAID. Every effort will be made to identify laboratories within NIAID that would be a good match for INRO participants.
As an INRO trainee, the Office of Training and Diversity (OTD) ensures that you receive rigorous research training in the laboratory, complemented by career and professional mentoring and skills development to ensure your competitiveness in the field of biomedical research. As a trainee, you will
Which universities have INRO participants come from?
AlabamaTuskegee UniversityUniversity of Alabama at Birmingham
AlaskaUniversity of Alaska, AnchorageUniversity of Alaska, Southeast
ArizonaArizona State University WestArizona State University University of Arizona
ArkansasUniversity of Arkansas Medical SciencesUniversity of Arkansas Fayetteville
CaliforniaCalifornia State UniversityMount Saint Mary's CollegeOccidental CollegeSacramento City CollegeStanford UniversityUniversity of California, BerkeleyUniversity of California, DavisUniversity of California, IrvineUniversity of California, Los AngelesUniversity of California, San DiegoUniversity of California, Santa Cruz
ColoradoColorado CollegeFort Lewis CollegeUniversity of Colorado at Colorado Springs
District of ColumbiaAmerican UniversityHoward University
FloridaBethune-Cookman CollegeFlorida Agricultural and Mechanical UniversityUniversity of Central FloridaFlorida International UniversityUniversity of MiamiUniversity of South Florida
GeorgiaClark Atlanta UniversityGeorgia Institute of TechnologyMercer UniversityMorehouse School of MedicineState University of West GeorgiaUniversity of GeorgiaUniversity of West GeorgiaWesleyan College
HawaiiHawaii Pacific UniversityUniversity of Hawaii at HiloUniversity of Hawaii at Manoa
IdahoLewis-Clark State College
IllinoisUniversity of ChicagoUniversity of IllinoisUniversity of Illinois at Chicago
IndianaUniversity of Norte Dame
IowaCornell CollegeUniversity of Iowa
KentuckyUniversity of Kentucky
LouisianaLouisiana State University at Baton RougeTulane University
MarylandCoppin State UniversityJohns Hopkins UniversityThe Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public HealthJohns Hopkins University School of MedicineMorgan State UniversityTowson UniversityUniversity of Maryland
MassachusettsAmherst CollegeBoston UniversityBrandeis University Harvard UniversityMassachusetts Institute of TechnologyNortheastern UniversityUniversity of Massachusetts, AmherstUniversity of Massachusetts, BostonUniversity of Massachusetts Medical School at Worcester Tufts University
MichiganGrand Valley State UniversityMichigan State UniversityUniversity of MichiganUniversity of Michigan Ann Arbor
MissouriSaint Louis UniversityWashington University
New HampshireDartmouth College
New JerseyPrinceton UniversityRutgers the State University of New JerseyNew MexicoNew Mexico Institute of Mining and TechnologyNew Mexico State UniversityNorthern New Mexico CollegeUniversity of New Mexico
New YorkAdelphi UniversityCity College of New YorkColumbia UniversityNew York UniversitySyracuse UniversitySUNY Downstate Medical CenterUniversity of Rochester
North CarolinaDuke UniversityDuke University School of MedicineNorth Carolina Central UniversityUniversity of North Carolina at Chapel HillWake Forest University School of MedicineWestern Carolina University
OhioCase Western Reserve UniversityCleveland Clinic Lerner College of MedicineOhio State University
OregonOregon Institute of Technology
PennsylvaniaCarnegie MellonPenn State UniversityTemple UniversityThomas Jefferson University
Puerto RicoInteramerican University of Puerto RicoPonce School of MedicinePontifical Catholic University of Puerto RicoUniversidad Central del CaribeUniversidad Del EsteUniversidad MetropolitanaUniversity of Puerto Rico, AreciboUniversity of Puerto Rico, CayeyUniversity of Puerto Rico, HumacaoUniversity of Puerto Rico, MayagüezUniversity of Puerto Rico, Rio PiedrasUniversity of Puerto Rico, Medical Sciences Campus
Rhode IslandBrown University
South CarolinaBenedict CollegeClaflin UniversityUniversity of South Carolina
TennesseeMeharry Medical CollegeTennessee State UniversityVanderbilt University
TexasSam Houston State UniversityTexas A&M University Corpus ChristiUniversity of Texas Arlington University of Texas at AustinUniversity of Texas at Austin, College of PharmacyUniversity of Texas at El PasoUniversity of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Graduate School of Biomedical ScienceUniversity of Texas at San Antonio
VirginiaHampton UniversityMarymount UniversitySaint Paul's CollegeUniversity of VirginiaVirginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Virgin IslandsUniversity of the Virgin Islands
WashingtonUniversity of WashingtonWashington State University Pullman
WisconsinUniversity of Wisconsin Medical School
This program offered by the Office of Training and Diversity, Division of Intramural Research, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health.
Last Updated August 12, 2015