About The CLIMB Program

2019 CLIMB UP students.

Mission and Vision

The CLIMB Program at UB is devoted to helping trainees develop into leaders in the sciences.

The CLIMB Program is predicated on the vision that the future of science rests with those who are most adept at communicating and working with others across diverse scientific, intellectual, ethnic, socioeconomic, and cultural domains. The CLIMB Program offers research opportunities, mentoring, and professional development workshops to help its scholars develop into well-rounded professionals who will be leaders in their chosen field.


There are three divisions to the CLIMB Program at UB.

CLIMB UP (Undergraduate Program) offers an outstanding summer research experience for undergraduate students.

CLIMB Pathways offers professional development for masters trainees at UB.

CLIMB-HI (High Impact) offers professional development for doctoral trainees at UB.