NCCU has one of the most innovative biotechnology educational initiatives in the country. The University's Biomanufacturing Research Institute and Technology Enterprise (BRITE) is creating a pool of incredibly well-trained students ready to excel in biotechnology and biomanufacturing workplaces. Our institute has a strong research focus, particularly in the areas of drug discovery and manufacturing technology. Read more on BRITE's webpage.
NCCU is also the home of the Julius L. Chambers Bio-medical Biotechnology Research Institute (JLC-BBRI). The mission of BBRI is to conduct research focused on health issues that disproportionately affect minority and under-served populations while providing students with research experiences. The BBRI houses or is associated with programs in the areas of cancer, cardiovascular-metabolic studies, neuroscience, and human nutrition research. Read more on BBRI's webpage.
The Mary Townes Science Complex is home to four STEM programs: Mathematics and Physics, Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Chemistry and Biochemistry, and Environmental Earth and Geospatial Sciences. Each program has research laboratory space to ensure that students will be trained to assume leadership roles in a globally diverse scientific community.
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Faculty research can be viewed on the webpages under the research facilities and academic departments (Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Chemistry and Biochemistry, and Pharmaceutical Sciences).