The institute is a multidisciplinary consortium of FIU researchers and educators in science, engineering, medicine and public health, in partnership with community providers coming together to seek innovative solutions for improving individual health and wellness. BSI supports educational success through research, teaching
Worlds Ahead Researcher
Dr. Wenjie Wang has been recognized as an FIU Worlds Ahead graduate for her work studying brain cancer through BSI. Dr. Wang found a biomarker in glioblastoma cell lines that might one day be used to help assess and treat the disease.
FIU’s Jose Eirin-Lopez awarded a $3 million NSF grant to investigating epigenetic modifications in coral.
Dr. Francisco Fernandez-Lima and postdoctoral fellow Kevin Jeanne Dit Fouque were recently awarded a U.S. patent for their invention: “Materials [...]
Translational Molecular Discoveries
The Translational Molecular Discoveries program, an FIU Emerging Preeminent Program, unites faculty researchers across disciplines to make advances against cancer, drug-resistant superbugs, mosquito-borne diseases and more.
We host and participate in scholarly events offering insights into a variety of research topics.