In 2005, Furman shared an award with seven South Carolina institutions with an overarching goal aimed at increasing biomedical research competitiveness in our state. Between May 2005 and April 2010, Furman received approximately $2M in funding through NIH-INBRE with the primary focus on 6 target faculty across three disciplines (Biology, Psychology and Chemistry). In 2010, Furman’s NIH-INBRE award was renewed (INBRE II) for an additional five year period supporting five target faculty in Biology, Chemistry and Neuroscienc.
INBRE II provided benefits to Furman in the following ways:
INBRE II directly supported science education and outreach initiatives through salary support for Dr. John Kaup (Director of Science Education) and direct support for the following programs: