Preparing RAMES samples
GIBEX training in Tajikistan
Ilya Raskin teaching GIBEX workshop
Sarah Skubel leading GIBEX collection trip
Vyacheslav Dushenkov examining medicinal plants from the local market
GIBEX field trip in Ecuador
Brittany Graf leading GIBEX workshop in Kenya
Rafflesia flower: GIBEX-Borneo
Participants of GIBEX-Ecuador workshop
Mary Ann Lila and David Zaurov talking with scientists in Uzbekistan

What is GIBEX?

The Global Institute for BioExploration (GIBEX) is a global research and development network promoting ethical, natural product-based bioexploration. GIBEX explores Earth's biodiversity for the natural product-based solutions to improving human health and wellness. GIBEX is based at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, and partners with many universities in the US and abroad.

Our goal is to foster international natural-product based research, sustainable development and biodiversity conservation. Our programs focus on enabling developing countries to explore their own biodiversity through transformational Screens-to-Nature and Rapid Metabolome Extraction and Storage technologies and on promoting basic science related to beneficial natural products.

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