The CLIMB ProgramTM was created and founded by Dr. Dubocovich at Northwestern University in 2007., and successfully instituted and expanded at UB in 2009, to include four divisions. Dr. Dubocovich served as the CLIMB ProgramTM Director at NU (2007-2008) and at UB (2009 to 2022). She is now the Immediate Past CLIMB ProgramTM Director (2023-present) and serves as the CLIMB ProgramTM advisor.

The CLIMB Tower

The Tower

The tower represents the upward journey of professional development. Young scientists must successfully navigate each level to attain greatness.

Paths to the Tower

The many paths leading to the tower represent the fact that The CLIMB Program accepts students from all disciplines. We believe that greater intellectual diversity among our students will lead to dramatic advances in biomedical science research.

Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls represent the power of learning and the magnificence of what can be achieved.

The CLIMB logo, a tower that represents the path to leadership.

Sunrise in Buffalo

The background which shows the sun rising above the Buffalo skyline, represents the "dawn" of new opportunites for young scientists.