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The Undergraduate Biology Research Program (UBRP) gives the brightest University of Arizona undergraduate students the opportunity to work towards becoming world-class researchers and professionals by becoming involved in research with top-notch UA science professors.  Students participate in hands-on mentored, self-directed work, allowing them to contribute to advancing scientific knowledge early in their careers.

For 30 years, UBRP has enabled the best and brightest undergraduate students to hone their critical thinking and problems solving skills, launching them to become successful scientists, engineers, physicians, and allied health professionals who make a positive difference to society.

Why give to UBRP?

YOUR DONATION TO UBRP FURTHER ADVANCES SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY AND MEDICINE! By supporting UBRP’s bright, young student researchers you contribute to creating tomorrow’s cadre of dedicated scientists, engineers, and physicians who contribute to improving the quality of life for all.  Donations to the UBRP Endowment will sustain UBRP for future students, and donations to the UBRP Fund directly support our most financially-challenged UBRP students by providing them with paid, academic year research positions.

Ways to give:

You can click here to contribute online or write a check payable to The University of Arizona Foundation (include “UBRP Fund, 20-10-0426” or “UBRP Endowment, 20-10-2852” in the memo line), and mail it to:

Jennifer Cubeta, UBRP Director
Life Sciences South 348
PO Box 210106
The University of Arizona
Tucson, AZ 85721-0106

The University of Arizona Foundation is a tax-exempt 501(c)3 organization, and your gifts are tax deductible.

Each year, donors contributing $250 or more to either fund will become members of Friends of UBRP.  These donors receive a yearly student highlight publication, a personal note from a student, and have access to a designated UBRP student host and reserved seating at the keynote talk at the annual UBRP Conference.


Thank you, donors!

Since January 1, 2019 the following individuals and entities have contributed to UBRP and we are very, very grateful for the support!

Anonymous  •  Ms. Carol Arakaki  •  Dr. Craig Aspinwall  •  Prof. Carol Bender  •   Bright Funds – Employee Giving  •  Dr. Xuemei Cai  •  Ms. Roxie Catts  •  Dr. Janet Chen  •  Mrs. Jennifer Cubeta  •   Dr. A. Teresa Isaias  •  Dr. Thomas Y. Ito  •  Mr. Rohith Jayaram  •  Dr. David Johnson  •   Dr. Paul Klekotka   •  Ms. Sharon & Mr. Philip Lagas  •  Ms. Marisa Lester  •  Raytheon Company – Matching Gifts  •  Dr. Linda Restifo & Mr. Arthur Pacheco  •   Ms. Anne Suzuki  •  Dr. Teri Suzuki & Mr. Oleg Lysyj  •  Dr. Ronald Teed  •  Dr. Kenneth Teter  •  Dr. Sheldon Trubatch & Ms. Katharina Phillips  •  Dr. Kenneth Wertman & Dr. Barbara Caldwell  •  Dr. Guang Yao  •  Dr. Jessica Yingling & Mr. Christopher Mahoney