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 has broken ground on the International Center for Tropical Botany at the Kampong, an innovative collaboration between FIU and the National Tropical Botanical Garden.
Scientists have developed a new method for baiting mosquitoes to targeted sources of water for an innovative attract-and-kill approach to mosquito control.
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.