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Arkansas Biosciences Institute

ABI will become internationally recognized as a leader in health and life sciences research. Its multifaceted programs will strengthen Arkansas through science-based economic development including research, education, and technology.

A Leader in Health Sciences Research

By working on joint and related research initiatives, the five member organizations created a large community of scientists and researchers who can better compete for external grant awards from federal sources and national foundations, increase the number of scientists and staff supported by extramural funding, share resources (equipment and expertise), attract other scientists to Arkansas, and encourage science-based economic development in the state.


We are proud to announce that the 2015 Summer Biotechnology Research Internship Program interns have been officially announced! The interns are: Logan Meurer of Lake City, Dylan Dulaney of Trumann, Carson Day of Cave City, and Brian Mason of Jonesboro. For more information on our newest team members the full article can be found here.

Mission Statement

The mission of the ABI is to improve the health of Arkansans through new and expanded agricultural and medical research initiatives.

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