Delaney Kelser on KXCI’s “Thesis Thursday” – 9/24/2020

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My name is Delaney Kelser and I am currently a senior at the University of Arizona. I am majoring in Molecular and Cellular Biology with a minor in business administration. I was recently accepted into an accelerated master’s program and

Ramsey Martz on KXCI’s “Thesis Thursday” – 9/17/2020

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Hello! My name is Ramsey Martz, and I am a senior at the University of Arizona. I am a Biochemistry and Neuroscience double major with an emphasis in Neurobiology and a minor in German Studies. Currently, I work in the

Megan Nickerson on KXCI’s “Thesis Thursday” – 9/3/2020

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My name is Megan Nickerson and I’m a senior majoring in microbiology with a biochemistry minor at the University of Arizona. I’ve been working with Dr. Jana U’Ren’s lab at the BIO5 Institute since 2018, and this is my second summer

Brandon Good on KXCI’s “Thesis Thursday” – 8/27/2020

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Hello! My name is Brandon Good and I am a rising sophomore at the University of Arizona. I am majoring in Neuroscience and Cognitive Science with a focus in computation, with minors in Computer Science, Music Performance and Biochemistry. I

Maria Macias on KXCI’s “Thesis Thursday” – 8/20/2020

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My name is Maria E. Macias. I’m a Junior majoring in Molecular and Cellular Biology with a minor in Mexican American Studies. I do research in Dr. Daniela Zarnescu’s lab which uses fruit flies as a model for ALS. The

UBRP Is On the Air!

Posted on Jennifer Cubeta Posted in Activities, Gazette
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UBRP students are highlighted on “Thesis Thursday,” a mini radio show produced by KXCI Community Radio, which airs each Thursday at 9:55am, 12:55pm, and 5:55pm on 91.3 FM and on KXCI’s website. Check out the amazing work of our students!

A Blast From the Past!

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Picture of UBRPers harvesting saguaro fruit

Ah, 1994.  There was the OJ Simpson trial, Nelson Mandela’s election, the founding of Amazon… and there was UBRP! In the summer of 1994, UBRP students harvested saguaro fruit following Tohono O’odham tradition, explored the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum and Biosphere

Ecosystem Genomics

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Megan Nickerson, a member of Dr. Jana U’Ren’s laboratory, studies the intricacies of plant-associated microorganisms, through culturing and next-generation ‘omics tools, to better understand their roles in ecosystem structure and function. Learn more about Megan’s work in her 5-minute summer

Targeting the Cerebral Vasculature in Treating Acute Ischemic Stroke

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Picture of Kristina Sin in the laboratory

At the University of Arizona College of Medicine in Phoenix, Kristina Sin explores a novel therapeutic target for ischemic stroke. Learn more about her research in Dr. Rayna Gonzales’ lab in her 5-minute summer research presentation.

Toxoplasma gondii, the Brain, and the Immune System

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Picture of AJ Aguilar in the laboratory

Toxoplasma gondii affects 12% to 33% of the earth’s population.  Learn more about the impact of this parasite upon the brain and immune system from AJ Aguilar, a member of Dr. Anita Koshy’s lab, in a 5-minute presentation on his