Skip to main content

The Biomedical Research Institute

Welcome to the Biomedical Research Institute

The Biomedical Research Institute (BRI), formerly known as the Biomolecular Research Center, at Boise State University is a collaborative and multidisciplinary research hub designed to provide a supportive environment for interdisciplinary research and education. The institute concentrates on supporting the careers and professional development of students, staff and researchers in biomolecular and biomedical research interests.

The BRI is home to the IDeA Programs Office (IPO) and Biomolecular Research Core Facility (BRCF). These units support current and future collaborative science by providing management, access to expertise and instrumentation, training, and networking opportunities to support our mission.

Mission Statement

The Biomedical Research Institute facilitates multidisciplinary research and research training programs in biomedical sciences with a goal of increasing the level of biomedical research achieved at Boise State University in support of gaining knowledge and improving the health of society.

IDeA Programs Office

The IPO is the administrative unit for several Institutional Development Award (IDeA) programs funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Related  programs that support the growth of biomedical research at Boise State University are also supported by the IDeA Programs Office.

Biomolecular Research Core Facility

The BRCF has a comprehensive collection of instrumentation for the characterization of biomolecules, cells, and tissues,. Instrumentation is accessible to internal and external customers. Available instrumentation focuses on mass spectrometry, histology, imaging, and protein biochemistry.

BRI is Supported By:


Center of Biomedical Research Excellence


Clinical Translational Research Infrastructure Network


IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence


National Institute of General Medical Sciences

MJ Murdock Charitable Trust

MJ Murdock Charitable Trust

Total Grants Awarded to Boise State University from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), 1995 - 2023

Back To Top