Category: Gazette

Communications Biology Chief Editor Strives to Make Sure Science Has Impact

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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

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

Student Spotlight: Kayenat Aryeh

From https://mcb.arizona.edu/news/2019/passion-helping-people-keeps-senior-kayenat-aryeh-focused. Kayenat (“Ky”) Aryeh doesn’t remember the night her mother and father fled Afghanistan with her, and whatever belongings they could carry in a suitcase, but she has heard the story from her parents enough times that she can

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

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

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,

Approaching the Goal!

Currently, 18 UBRP students are conducting research through Federal Work-Study positions during the 2018-19 academic year.  These positions – funded by the federal government, mentor contributions, and support from our donors – enable them to offset their costs for college