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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.

Baumgartner Professorship in Biology Awarded to HBC Participant

HBC Participant Paulyn Cartwright receives the Baumgartner Professorship in Biology Award.

HBC June-July 2022 News Bulletin

HBC Major Program Renewed -- Chemical Biology Symposium -- J.R. & Inez Jay Fund Awards -- Angela Loch Retired -- Poster Printing Rate Increase -- HBC On-Site Office Hours Cancelled in August and September -- Updating Work Locations in HR Pay -- Recent Awards

Two HBC Participants Receive Research Rising Awards

Rob Unckless and Michael Wolfe projects were selected to receive KU Research Rising awards. Find out more about their projects.

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