Bridges to Biomedicine is a program that provides support for Alamo Colleges students who are interested in a career in biomedicine.
Student participants gain valuable research experience while earning income during the fall and spring semesters in biomedical research labs in the San Antonio area. Summers are spent working full time in research labs at Texas Sate University in San Marcos. In addition to these paid research opportunities, students are provided with professional development opportunities and intensive advising and support to get and keep the student on-track for transfer and on-time bachelor's degree completion.
Bridges to Biomedicine is a program for students who identify as belonging to a group recognized by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) as underrepresented in biomedical science. The program is a partnership between Texas State University in San Marcos, and San Antonio College and Northwest Vista College in San Antonio. In order to be considered for participation in this program the student must meet the following criteria:
Click here to apply to the Bridges to Biomedicine program.
We are grateful to NIGMS for funding through the R25 Bridges to the Baccalaureate program (GM107759, PI Ron Walter).