Category: Alumni

Alumni Highlight: Nathaniel May

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My name is Nathaniel and I participated in UBRP during the summer of 2011 in the lab of Dr. Lukas and Dr. Whiteaker at the Barrow Neurological Institute. I then continued with UBRP during the school year in the lab

Enjoy the journey, one day at a time

Picture of Matthew Chaung at 2018 White Coat Ceremony

Hi there! My name is Matthew Chaung and I am going to be a second-year medical student (MS2) at the UA College of Medicine-Tucson this coming fall. For me, the Undergraduate Biology Research Program (UBRP) was one of the most

“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.

Communications Biology Chief Editor Strives to Make Sure Science Has Impact

Picture of Brooke LaFlamme at the Society for Neuroscience meeting

From the April 2019 MCB Nucleotimes (https://mcb.arizona.edu/news/2019/communications-biology-chief-editor-strives-make-sure-science-has-impact) Brooke LaFlamme, Ph.D., is well positioned to advise scientists on maximizing the impact their work will have; she is the Chief Editor of Communications Biology, a publication of Nature Research. The journal publishes

UBRP Alumni Reunite in Baltimore!

What do four Johns Hopkins graduate students, an anesthesiologist, and a surprise guest from Minnesota have in common? They were all present for the first UBRP alumni meet-up in Baltimore, Maryland! On January 16, six UBRP alumni met at The

Alumna Carol Arakaki Establishes New UBRP Endowment

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In the fall of 1988, undergraduate Teri Suzuki asked Professor Michael Wells a simple question: “Is it possible for a student to work in a real research lab?” Professor Wells created an opportunity for Teri to work in his laboratory,

“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

Dr. Teri Suzuki to Give Keynote Talk at 30th Annual UBRP Conference

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In the fall of 1988, undergraduate Teri Suzuki asked Professor Michael Wells a simple question: “Is it possible for a student to work in a real research lab?” Professor Wells created an opportunity for Teri to work in his laboratory,

Life of a Former UBRPer

Where will your experiences take you? It is always interesting to reflect back on where you thought you would be and how it ends up turning out. My name is Chelsea, I participated in BRAVO! the summer of 2011 and

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