Alumni

Congratulations to the UBRP Alums Named 2017 NSF Graduate Fellowship Awardees and Those Who Received Honorable Mention!

Congratulations to the UBRP Alums Named 2017 NSF G…

1 month ago Carol Bender
Each year the National Science Foundation encourages applications for the Graduate Research Fellowship, a fellowship that provides three years of support in a graduate program ($34,000/year stipend al…
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1 month agoCongratulations to the UBRP Alums Named 2017 NSF G…
UBRPers, Are You Who We Think You Are?

UBRPers, Are You Who We Think You Are?

3 months ago Jennifer Cubeta
We know you're smart. We know you're successful! But are you who we think you are?We do our best…
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3 months agoUBRPers, Are You Who We Think You Are?
Be Available, Be Curious

Be Available, Be Curious

3 months ago Jennifer Cubeta
I am currently in my fifth year (I took a year off from medical school dedicated to a year of fully-…
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3 months agoBe Available, Be Curious
UBRP Alumni, Where Are You Now?

UBRP Alumni, Where Are You Now?

6 months ago Jennifer Cubeta
Hello, UBRP Alumni!Every year, in preparation for the Annual UBRP Conference, we update the wher…
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6 months agoUBRP Alumni, Where Are You Now?
UBRP Alumni: Strength in Numbers

UBRP Alumni: Strength in Numbers

6 months ago Jennifer Cubeta
Since moving to the Washington, D.C. area two years ago, I have wanted to tour the White House.…
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6 months agoUBRP Alumni: Strength in Numbers
UBRP Alumna Dr. Linda Mobula Visits Campus and Shares Her Passion With Students

UBRP Alumna Dr. Linda Mobula Visits Campus and Shares Her Passion With…

6 months ago Jennifer Cubeta
Living in Tucson, and interested in the medical field, one often hears the terms ‘underserved po…
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6 months agoUBRP Alumna Dr. Linda Mobula Visits Campus and Shares Her Passion With…
Scientist, Communicator, Citizen of the World: Dr. Retsina Meyer

Scientist, Communicator, Citizen of the World: Dr. Retsina Meyer

6 months ago Jennifer Cubeta
I was born into a family of scientists: my mother, a medical technologist in the local hospital and…
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6 months agoScientist, Communicator, Citizen of the World: Dr. Retsina Meyer
The UBRP Alumni Network on the Interview Trail

The UBRP Alumni Network on the Interview Trail

6 months ago Jennifer Cubeta
It has now been well over a year since I graduated from the University of Arizona and moved out to t…
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6 months agoThe UBRP Alumni Network on the Interview Trail

Latest Alumni News

Jonathan Blohm speaking on KXCI’s “Thesis Thursday” – 3/23/2017

My name is Jonathan Blohm and I’m a junior pursing a BS in Physiology here at the University of Arizona.  I’m from Tucson and have lived here my whole life so coming to the U of A was always in

Apply for the 2017 UBRP Ethics Retreat!

2017 UBRP Ethics Retreat at Biosphere 2: May 16 & 17, 2017 (all day, both days) Spend Two days at Biosphere 2 with your fellow UBRPers, investigating issues in medical, research, environmental, and professional ethics! This Retreat is offered at

“Water We Going To Do” Panel Highly Informative!
Picture of cloud over the ocean

Growing up in Arizona, from an early age, we learned about the water cycle and how it provides life. We learned about the various processes, but until recently I had no idea about the manpower and effort that goes on

Carol Bender speaking on KXCI’s “Thesis Thursday” – 3/16/2017

Carol Bender came to the University of Arizona in 1988 and assumed her present position as Director of the Undergraduate Biology Research Program in 1989. She has watched UBRP grow from its promising beginning of 19 students and 13 faculty

Sergio Salguero speaking on KXCI’s “Thesis Thursday” – 3/9/2017

UA Honors College student Sergio Salguero is a junior majoring in neuroscience with a minor in Spanish. He has many interests in the arts including painting, playing the piano and taking pictures. His goal is to pursue a PhD in