NIH Bridges to the Baccalaureate Program | LSU Office of Strategic Initiatives


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LSU Contact

Melissa Crawford
Program Manager
Louisiana State University
205 Hatcher Hall
Baton Rouge, LA 70803

BRCC Contacts

Dr. Mary Miller
Associate Professor, Biology
Undergraduate Research Liaison
268 Cypress Building
Baton Rouge, LA 70806

Ms. Laura Younger
Interim Dean, STEM Division
242 Cypress Building
Baton Rouge, LA 70806

NIH Bridges to the Baccalaureate

Welcome to the NIH Bridges to the Baccalaureate Program (“Bridges”) for biomedically-related and behavioral science majors at Baton Rouge Community College (BRCC). 

Begin at BRCC and finish at LSU! Complete a 2-year degree | Associate’s Degree in Biological Sciences or General Science with a biomedical or natural sciences concentration, then… Complete a 4-year degree | Bachelor of Science in a biomedically-related or behavioral sciences field from LSU.

Bridges offers: 

  • Summer Research Program: Opportunities to participate as a paid scholar in a biomedical science or engineering lab at LSU while still enrolled as a student at BRCC
  • BRCC Lunch and Learn Workshop: Get a great start to a STEM career at BRCC in this summer workshop series.  
  • LSU STEM Transfer Student Workshop : Mentoring and a smooth transfer from BRCC to LSU after completion of a BRCC degree
  • Mentoring and tutoring at BRCC