The 31st Annual Undergraduate Biology Research Program Conference took place on Saturday, January 25, 2020, and highlighted the research of over 100 students! The keynote talk, “Disparities in Healthcare: Why Your Inclusion in this Discussion is Critical for the Wellbeing of Your Community,” was given by UBRP alumnus Dr. Oscar Serrano, Abdominal Transplant & Hepatobiliary Surgeon at Hartford Hospital and Assistant Professor at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine.
The 2019-20 Outstanding UBRP Graduate Student Mentor award was presented to Cesar Medina, and the 2019-20 Outstanding UBRP Faculty Mentor Award was presented to Dr. Jennifer Bea.
The UBRP Travels Crowdfunding Project was also announced at the Conference, with the aim to raise $5,000 by February 27, 2020 to provide ten $500 travel awards to support UBRP students in presenting their research at national and international scientific conferences. For more information and to donate, please click here.