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dc.contributor.authorVelasquez, Sarah E.
dc.contributor.authorAbraham, K.
dc.contributor.authorBurnett, Tim G.
dc.contributor.authorChapin, Bridgett
dc.contributor.authorHendry, William J. III
dc.contributor.authorLeung, Sam
dc.contributor.authorMadden, Michael E.
dc.contributor.authorRider, Virginia
dc.contributor.authorStanford, John A.
dc.contributor.authorWard, Robert E.
dc.contributor.authorChapes, Stephen K.
dc.date.accessioned2018-02-08T17:36:09Z
dc.date.available2018-02-08T17:36:09Z
dc.date.issued2018-03
dc.identifier.citationVelasquez, Sarah E.; Abraham, K.; Burnett, Tim G.; Chapin, Bridgett; Hendry, William J. III; Leung, Sam; Madden, Michael E.; Rider, Virginia; Stanford, John A.; Ward, Robert E.; Chapes, Stephen K. 2018. The K-INBRE symposium: a 10-institution collaboration to improve undergraduate education. Advances in Physiology Education, vol. 42:no. 1:pp 104-110en_US
dc.identifier.issn1043-4046
dc.identifier.otherWOS:000423465600017
dc.identifier.urihttp://dx.doi.org/10.1152/advan.00093.2017
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10057/14553
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dc.description.abstractThe Kansas-IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence (K-INBRE) is an infrastructure-building program funded by the National Institute of General Medical Sciences. Undergraduate education, through undergraduate research, is a key component of the program. The K-INBRE network includes 10 higher education institutions in Kansas and northern Oklahoma, with over 1,000 student participants in 16 yr. Since 2003, the K-INBRE has held an annual state-wide research symposium that includes national and regional speakers and provides a forum for undergraduates to give platform and poster presentations. The symposium is well attended by K-INBRE participants and has grown to a size of over 300 participants per year from all 10 K-INBRE schools. Two surveys were distributed to students and mentors to assess the impact of the symposium on student learning. Surveys (153) were distributed to students who participated in K-INBRE from 2013 through 2015 with a 51% response rate. Mentors were surveyed with a response of 111 surveys out of 161. Survey results indicate that students and mentors alike find the symposium to be beneficial and enriching of the student experience. Almost 80% of student respondents indicated that their participation in the symposium fostered appreciation of research. In short, the K-INBRE symposium provides a unique opportunity for students to gain experience in collecting, preparing, and communicating research in a professional environment. The collaborative experience of the annual K-INBRE symposium, the impact it has on student learning, and how it has influenced the research culture at our 10 institutions will be described.en_US
dc.description.sponsorshipInstitutional Development Award from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) under Grant P20-GM-103418.en_US
dc.language.isoen_USen_US
dc.publisherAmerican Physiological Societyen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesAdvances in Physiology Education;v.42:no.1
dc.subjectBiomedical researchen_US
dc.subjectImpacten_US
dc.subjectSymposiumen_US
dc.subjectUndergraduateen_US
dc.titleThe K-INBRE symposium: a 10-institution collaboration to improve undergraduate educationen_US
dc.typeArticleen_US
dc.rights.holderCopyright © 2018 the American Physiological Societyen_US


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