One Program,
Many People,
Infinite Possibilities

A premier environment where creative scientists conduct fundamental biomedical research for the betterment of human health—we are the IRP.



The first high-performance computing resource completely dedicated to advancing biomedical research listed among the 100 most powerful computers in the world.

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We group our investigators into Institutes and Centers, but nature does not confine itself to institutional boundaries—and that is a wonderful thing.


A career like no other

Do you want to make a difference? Each year we recruit for more than 30 tenured and tenure-track positions on IRP campuses around the country.


Accelerating Science

Learn more about our areas of focus, including:

Chronic inflammatory diseases • gene- & cell-based therapies • microbiome • drug-resistance studies • compulsive brain behaviors • RNA biology • vaccine development • natural products • novel animal models.

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