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Higuchi Biosciences Center

The Higuchi Biosciences Center (HBC) is a designated research center engaged in biomedical research at the University of Kansas. As a super center of the KU Center for Research (KUCR), the HBC has been providing over 30 years of exceptional service to the KU Biosciences community.

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Supporting Biomedical Research

The Higuchi Biosciences Center seeks to enhance the environment for interdisciplinary, basic research by providing research support to investigators whose scientific effort falls within the general category of biomedical research.

Our Statistics

100+
Participating investigators from various departments across campus
100+
Active grants including three major programmatic grants
30+
Years of experience in grant services

HBC Services

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Internal Funding Programs

To enhance multidisciplinary and inter-disciplinary research in the biomedical sciences, the Center has developed a variety of internal funding programs.
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Grant Services

HBC Investigators have a high rate of success in obtaining external funding. Find out more about our grant services.
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Symposia, Seminars and Lecture Series

The HBC supports symposia, seminars and lectures to promote scientific collaboration.
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Other Services

The HBC offers other services such as videoconference room, poster printing, web site construction in order to facilitate research and research collaboration and dissemination.

STUDY PRESERVES MEMORY IN MICE, OFFERING PROMISING NEW BASIS FOR ACTIVE IMMUNIZATION AGAINST ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE

HBC participant discovered a possible new approach to immunization against Alzheimer’s disease (AD).

HBC April-May 2022 News Bulletin

Reminder - Upcoming Brenda Shivers Lecture -- J.R. & Inez Jay Fund Proposal Submissions -- HBC Participants Funded Through KU Research Go -- NSF Virtual Grant Conference -- NIH Update -- Have a great summer! -- Recent Awards

KU, HASKELL SCHOLARS TO PRESENT RESEARCH PROJECTS AT ANNUAL SYMPOSIUM

Ten undergraduates and six post-baccalaureate scholars supported by three programs of the Office for Diversity in Science Training will present posters of their research. The grants for these programs are administered by the Higuchi Biosciences Center.

HBC March 2022 News Bulletin

HBC Research Seminar Recording -- HBC Participant Named Recipient of the University Scholarly Achievement Award -- Call for Pilot Project Applications -- Reminder - Upcoming Lecture of the Brenda Shivers Lecture Series -- Poster Printing -- Recent Awards

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