Category: Activities

“Never Tell Me the Odds: The Drug Discovery Process”: 2019 UBRP Conference Keynote Talk Available on Video!

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Did you miss the 30th Annual UBRP Conference? Catch Dr. Teri Suzuki’s keynote talk, “Never Tell Me the Odds: The Drug Discovery Process,” on video here! You can also view the Arizona Daily Wildcat’s coverage of the conference here.

Rebuilding Trust with Native American Communities and Research Projects

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The Hopi Reservation is made-up of 13 formal villages in Northeastern Arizona, spanning over 1.5 million acres. The Hopi Environmental Health Project (HEHP) assesses participant health and their surrounding environment. At the beginning of the project participants were concerned they

UBRPers, Apply for the 2019 UBRP Ethics Retreat!

The 2019 UBRP Ethics Retreat will take place on Tuesday & Wednesday, May 14 & 15 (both full days) at Biosphere 2. The cost for transportation to/from campus, overnight stay, meals, and a behind-the-scenes tour of Biosphere 2 will be

UBRP Student Highlights: Andrew Alamban and Lauren Wilson

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Learn about the Undergraduate Biology Research Program from two current students, Andrew Alamban and Lauren Wilson!   

Past, Present and Potential Future ‘UBRPers’ Gather at the Program’s 30th Annual Conference

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Article posted in the Arizona Daily Wildcat on January 26, 2019. Article by Vanessa Ontiveros. Video by Vanessa Ontiveros, Alana Minkler, Marissa Heffernan, Nagisa Tsukada and Mekayla Phan. Music Credit: Purple Planet – “Positive Motivation.” Past, present and potential future

“Monster Fish” in Scottsdale, Arizona!

Odysea Aquarium in Scottsdale, AZ is hosting a new exhibition based on UBRP alumnus Zeb Hogan’s popular National Geographic show, “Monster Fish”!  The exhibition, “Monster Fish: In Search of the Last River Giants,” will run through May 5, 2019; for

The 30th Annual UBRP Conference!

UBRP is turning 30!  The 30th Annual Undergraduate Biology Research Program (UBRP) Conference will be held on Saturday, January 26, 2019 from 10:00am – 3:00pm at the ENR2 Building (1064 E. Lowell Street) on the University of Arizona Main Campus.

UBRP Alumni Meet-Up: Baltimore / Washington, DC

Have you lived in your current city for a while?  Have you just moved, or are planning to take on a position in a new city?  Share a casual meal, drink, or coffee with UBRPers in the area, share/receive advice

Student Spotlight: Ayumi Pottenger

From the October 2018 edition of the MCB Nucelotimes (https://mcb.arizona.edu/news/2018/mcb-student-spotlght-ayumi-pottenger-class-2019) This is what Ayumi Pottenger told me when we sat down and chatted this month about her experiences as an undergraduate MCB major. Ayumi speaks from experience; she has been

Researchers hope to combat spread of invasive species of grass

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From the Arizona Daily Wildcat (http://www.wildcat.arizona.edu/article/2018/09/n-buffelgrass) Buffelgrass, an invasive species in the Sonoran Desert, causes wildfires to burn hotter and longer, damages the soil and its nutrients and out-competes native desert species. The grass, brought to the United States from