Initiative for Maximizing Student Development

The Personal Statement—a Lesson in Self-Awareness

This semester, CASA hosted two workshops on how to write a personal statement (PS). If you missed it, that’s ok! Here is a recap: Do: * Discuss Academics. You are applying to be a STUDENT. Make sure you sell your academic skills. Maybe interject a meaningfull course that led you toward medicine? Or you could…

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Presentation Schedule: Student Research Showcase – April 5, 2018

The IMSD at Georgia State University is an undergraduate research education and training program grounded in Biology, Chemistry, Neuroscience, and Psychology. Funded through a 5-year institutional award from the National Institutes of Health, the goal of the IMSD program is to encourage students from underrepresented groups to pursue careers in biomedical research, starting with completion of…

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IMSD Student Research Showcase – April 5th from 10 AM – 5 PM!

You are cordially invited to attend the 2018 Student Research Showcase of Georgia State’s Initiative for Maximizing Student Development (IMSD) Program. IMSD undergraduate fellows from Biology, Chemistry, Neuroscience, and Psychology will present their research projects to faculty, mentors, friends, and family. Reception will follow after presentations.

PREP at the University of New Mexico

2018 Ole Miss Chemistry Summer Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU)   Program: The Ole Miss Chemistry Department seeks applicants for an NSF-funded summer Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program in 2018. Students who have completed their freshman year of college and who have not yet graduated can participate fully in “Ole Miss Physical Chemistry Summer Research…

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LSAMP and IMSD Fellow, Stacey Jones, wins ABRCMS Award!

LSAMP and IMSD Fellow, Stacey Jones, a senior undergraduate researcher in Dr. Jun Yin’s lab, won a poster presentation award at the ABRCMS national meeting this past weekend.

Three IMSD Fellows from Georgia State University Receive 2017 ABRCMS Travel Awards 

Atlanta, GA, USA – Initiative for Maximizing Student Development (IMSD) Fellows Jillian Dawson, Kimberly Diaz-Perez, and Stacey Jones will present their posters at the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS) in Phoenix, Arizona from November 1, 2017 through November 4, 2017. The ABRCMS is one of the largest gatherings of underrepresented minority researchers in…

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Travel Award: Congratulations to IMSD Fellow Stacey Jones

Mr. Stacey Jones, a senior undergraduate researcher in Dr. Jun Yin’s lab, has received the 2017 ABRCMS traveling award. The award will sponsor Stacey to go to the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students in Phoenix, Arizona, November 1st – 4th, this year. Stacey will present a poster with the title: “Probing the Mechanism…

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Fall 2017: Upcoming Professional Development Workshops

Be sure to check out the upcoming IMSD workshops for the fall 2017 term. 

June 21, 2017: IMSD + B&B Career Panel

IMSD Fellows and B&B Students, take a look at our panelists for the IMSD Career Panel on June 21, 2017, at Student Center East, room 216 from 12:30 PM to 3:30 PM.

2017 Undergraduate Workshops!

B&B is happy to announce this summer’s dates for our Undergraduate Scholar professional development workshops. We are also happy to report we will be joining forces with the Initiative for Maximizing Student Development (IMSD) here at Georgia State University.

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