Category: Gazette

Culture Meets Science as UBRPers Help with the Fulbright Reception

What better way to spend a Friday afternoon but in the company of people from all over the world who share Senator William Fulbright’s belief that global peace and understanding is best advanced through cultural and educational exchange.  UBRPers graciously

Dr. Hardeep Phull on the Value of BRAVO!

“BRAVO! gave me early exposure to writing a successful grant proposal, and then provided generous funding for me to carry it out.  The cultural and scientific experience that I got from going to Europe for an entire semester of my

BRAVO! In Pictures, 1992-2013

223 students 35 countries; BRAVO! students have worked in: Austria, Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, Costa Rica, Czech, Denmark, Ecuador, Egypt, England, Finland, France, Germany, Guatemala, India, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kenya, Mariana Islands, Mexico, Netherlands, Northern Ireland, Norway, Peru,

Oscar Serrano, MD, MBA; Researcher and Physician

Oscar Serrano, MD, MBA, was recently recognized as being an outstanding teacher of medical students and an exemplary researcher.  He is currently a Surgical Assistant Resident in the Department of Surgery at Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York. 

Meet Dr. Zeb Hogan, Keynote Speaker for the 25th UBRP Conference

Dr. Zeb Hogan is an assistant research professor at the University of Nevada-Reno, the United Nations Convention on Migratory Species Councilor for Fish, and a National Geographic Society Fellow.    Zeb also hosts the National Geographic Television series “Monster Fish.”  Zeb

Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Oxford, and Packing (stuff and adventures)

                  This summer, I had an amazing opportunity to travel and conduct research in the UK through the BRAVO! program. I spent twelve weeks studying innovations in Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) at the University of Oxford in the lab of

Shameema Sikder, MD

Dr. Shameema Sikder is an Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology and Cataract Surgery Education Champion at the Wilmer Eye Institute. She specializes in corneal disorders, including Fuchs dystrophy and keratoconus; refractive surgery; cataract, and external eye diseases. Dr. Sikder’s clinical interests include

Jennifer Cubeta, M.Ed.

Being Small in a Big World Standing in a classroom of seventh graders, one can’t find Jennifer Cubeta, the teacher.  At only 5’ tall, she blends right in… until she stands up on a chair to instruct with a bright

Lauren Hall-Lew, Ph.D.

Current Institution: University of Edinburgh   Graduate Institution: Stanford University   Undergraduate Institution: University of Arizona   Origins: The organization that employed me for my summer of moth-brain dissection, UBRP, is still running: It matches undergrads with university scientists;

A Foray into Diarrheal Disease and Ancient Temples: An Unexpected Journey

This year I was fortunate enough to travel to India in order to conduct research as well as to experience all that I can about South India. I was able to do so through the University of Arizona’s Biomedical Research