$35K for 28!

Heart dollarWe are happy to announce that a total of $30,700 was donated to UBRP from February 1, 2015 to January 31, 2016…  more than in any previous year!  A big THANK YOU to those who donated and supported UBRP with their time and talent!

For this year, we aim to raise $35K by the 28th Annual UBRP Conference, to be held on January 21, 2017. Please consider getting involved by becoming a Friend of UBRP (link to info), making a donation, volunteering your time, or participating in any of our upcoming UBRP events, free and open to all interested:

Wednesday, February 10th: Second Annual Beckman Scholars’ Lecture
(Hosted by Beckman Scholars Jordan Barrows and Ben Wu)
“A Fly Approach to Cancer Therapeutics”
by Ross Cagan, PhD from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital, New York City
9:30AM – 10:30AM
Kuiper Space Sciences Building, Room 308

Monday, February 13th: UBRP Volunteers!
Alitas provides support for women and young children who have crossed from Mexico to join their families here in the United States. With an increasing number of people crossing the border, their need for volunteers has risen greatly. For this event, they will need our help organizing a storage unit full of donations they have received. For  more information, contact Ben Zaepfel at benzaepfel@email.arizona.edu.

Monday, March 7th: UBRP Seminar
“Lyme in Europe: Adapting animal models and genetic tools to understand the Borrelia genospecies complex”
by Ryan Rego, PhD, Research Scientist at Academic of Sciences of the Czech Republic
Co-Sponsored by UA’s School of Animal & Comparative Biomedical Sciences
3:00PM – 4:00PM
Veterinary Sciences Building, Room 129