Category: Gazette

Congratulations to our UBRPers!

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We have much to celebrate! Jamie Takashima, Angela Smith, and Daniel Wieland were awarded the 2020 Goldwater Scholarship. Two 2020 University of Arizona Senior Awards go to UBRP alumni; Meucci Ilunga will be awarded the Robert Logan Nugent Award, and

UBRP Summer 2020!

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In February, 106 students were selected to participate in UBRP and its umbrella programs for Summer 2020.  In March, in response to COVID-19, the University of Arizona moved all of its Spring 2020 courses online for the safety of its

UBRP Fundraising Update

A big thank you to everyone who has contributed to UBRP this year!  We made our goal for the UBRP Travels crowdfunding campaign in raising $5,000 to support 10 students to travel to national scientific meetings to present their work. 

May 5th Seminar: “A Scientist’s Primer on Depression” by Wendy Ingram

On Tuesday, May 5 at 11:00am PST, UA Beckman Scholar alumna Dr. Wendy Ingram is giving our MCB seminar titled “A Scientist’s Primer on Depression.”   Feel free to join us! Zoom link: Speaker Bio: Wendy Marie Ingram, PhD, a UBRP Beckman Scholar,  received

Through the Eyes of a Medical Resident

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When I started my neurology residency in July 2019, I knew intern year was going to be challenging. In addition to navigating patient care, I had to learn to navigate the electronic health record, the maze-like hospital hallways, and the

The Awkward In-Between

As a third-year medical student, the main goal is to absorb as much as you can while on clinical rotation and then come home and study as much as you can before you burn out. It’s not luxurious by any

Lessons Learned in Lockdown: The Impact of COVID-19 on a Health Care System

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What’s it like going to work every day in the health care field during a pandemic? How has providing health care during the middle of a global infectious disease emergency affected you? These are questions that I anticipated one day

Presentation at the Biophysical Society Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA

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This past month, I was very fortunate to attend an international conference to present on my research that I conduct with the Michael Brown lab in the UA Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry. Over February 15th-19th, I traveled with my

“Disparities in Healthcare: Why Your Inclusion in this Discussion is Critical for the Wellbeing of Your Community”

Picture of Oscar Serrano giving the keynote talk at the 31st Annual UBRP Conference

The keynote talk for the 31st Annual Undergraduate Biology Research Program (UBRP) Conference was given by UBRP alumnus Dr. Oscar Serrano, Abdominal Transplant & Hepatobiliary Surgeon at Hartford Hospital and Assistant Professor of Surgery at the University of Connecticut School

Special Opportunity to Support Student Conference Travel

Undergraduate Jasmine Lock presents her research at the 31st Annual UBRP Conference

UBRP participants present their research to the general public each year at UBRP’s annual conference, but they can benefit further by presenting their work at national and international scientific conferences where they can learn about the latest research and network