Scientific Themes

Core FacilitiesUnderstanding the structure and function of viruses, and how cells communicate are the major focus areas of these themes.

The scientific focuses of the NE-INBRE program is based on the strengths and scientific expertise present on the research campuses. The scientific themes that bring the network together focus on cell signaling, infectious disease and structural biology. Collaborative arrangements between undergraduate faculty and research mentors are integral to the development of these focus areas and increasing the research base and capacity for Nebraska.