Post-Baccalaureate Research Education Program (PREP)

The Post-Baccalaureate Research Education Program (PREP) funded by the NIGMS, provides individualized mentoring, coursework, the development of strong laboratory research skills, and a supportive learning environment for post-baccalaureate students interested in pursuing PhD or MD/PhD training and research careers in biomedicine.

PREP builds upon your scholarly skills and personal research interests through laboratory investigation, seminars and works-in-progress sessions. As a PREP scholar, you spend one or two years in PREP, with roughly 75 percent of that time dedicated to the laboratory.

Meet the PREP Director 

Kirk Campbell, MD
Professor, Medicine, Nephrology
Professor, Pharmacology Sciences
Vice Chair for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Director of Nephrology Fellowship Program

Jamilia Sly, PhD
Associate Director, PREP
Assistant Professor, Department of Population Health Science and Policy
Director of Anti-Racist Research and Community Outreach, Center for Scientific Diversity at ISMMS