Our Mission

The mission of IPREP is to increase the number of Ph.D. graduates who are underrepresented in the biomedical and behavioral sciences. To accomplish this mission, we undertake the following specific aims that provide the necessary research and career development skills needed to make our students more competitive and resilient.

  • Provide opportunities for recent baccalaureate-degree graduates from underrepresented groups to obtain the research experience needed to gain admission to, and success in, a competitive and research-intensive biomedical and behavioral science Ph.D. program.
  • Provide opportunities for the IPREP fellows to strengthen professional skills that are needed to thrive in a competitive biomedical research Ph.D. programs.

IPREP is supported through the National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Institute of General Medical Sciences program, grant number 2R25GM109432.

  • For more information about PREP programs, please click here.
Post-Baccalaureate Research Education Program
Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research
755 W. Michigan Street
University Library, UL 1140
Indianapolis, IN 46202-5159
Hours: Monday-Friday, 9:00 A.M.-5:00 P.M.