Training Programs

RIRC labs provide a training ground for investigators at all levels including undergraduate researchers, graduate and medical students, postdoctoral fellows and MD residents in training, and other investigators interested in applying their science to spinal cord injury repair.

RIRC faculty participate in the Interdepartmental Neuroscience Program (INP) for Ph.D. and MD/Ph.D. trainees as well as several different postdoctoral training programs.

Training Program

The Center offers the unique opportunity for trainees to simultaneously connect with the spinal cord injury community and a rich environment for fostering international collaborations with world renowned researchers.

Postdoctoral Training

Stem Cell training grants, Postdoctoral Fellowships/Traineeships are available through individual laboratories at the Reeve-Irvine Research Center. For more information please inquire with our faculty.

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Graduate Training

The Interdepartmental Neuroscience Program is a one-year gateway program. After the first year, students join the graduate program of their chosen research advisor. It is the only neuroscience graduate program at UCI that allows students to choose a faculty advisor from any participating neuroscience department.

Interdepartmental neuroscience program

Summer Internships

RIRC provides opportunities for summer internships for local high school students interested in gaining experience in scientific research. Summer interns work directly with research staff to observe and learn scientific methods, contribute to data analysis, and participate in lab meetings and discussions. For more information please inquire with our faculty.

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