Greg Howard on KXCI’s “Thesis Thursday” – 11/15/18

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My name is Greg Howard and I am a senior majoring in Molecular and Cellular Biology. I have been researching plant reproduction in the Palanivelu lab since transferring from Mesa Community College in 2016. Molecular biology to me is the

Caleb Kim on KXCI’s “Thesis Thursday” – 11/08/18

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Caleb Kim currently studies Biochemistry and Molecular and Cellular Biology at the University of Arizona. He hopes to work in clinical laboratories related to genomics and molecular diagnostics after he graduates in the spring of the upcoming year. While being

Dr. Teri Suzuki to Give Keynote Talk at 30th Annual UBRP Conference

Posted on Jennifer Cubeta Posted in Alumni, Gazette
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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,

Dez Coleman on KXCI’s “Thesis Thursday” – 11/01/18

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Hi! I’m Dez Coleman and I am a senior studying biochemistry at the University of Arizona. After graduation, I hope to attend medical school with the ultimate goal of becoming a physician scientist. While practicing medicine, I plan to conduct

Approaching the Goal!

Posted on Jennifer Cubeta Posted in Gazette, Giving

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

Life of a Former UBRPer

Posted on Chelsea Johnson Posted in Alumni, Gazette

Where will your experiences take you? It is always interesting to reflect back on where you thought you would be and how it ends up turning out. My name is Chelsea, I participated in BRAVO! the summer of 2011 and

The 30th Annual UBRP Conference!

Posted on Jennifer Cubeta Posted in Activities, Gazette

UBRP is turning 30!  The 30th Annual Undergraduate Biology Research Program (UBRP) Conference will be held on Saturday, January 26, 2019 from 10:00am – 3:00pm at the ENR2 Building (1064 E. Lowell Street) on the University of Arizona Main Campus.

UBRP Alumni Meet-Up: Baltimore / Washington, DC

Posted on Jennifer Cubeta Posted in Activities, Alumni, Gazette

Have you lived in your current city for a while?  Have you just moved, or are planning to take on a position in a new city?  Share a casual meal, drink, or coffee with UBRPers in the area, share/receive advice

Jason Juang on KXCI’s “Thesis Thursday” – 10/25/18

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Hi everyone, my name is Jason Juang and I am a junior pursuing a degree in Biochemistry. During my time in UBRP, I have had the great opportunity to discover and understand different facets of exciting research. At the moment

Tiffany Cho on KXCI’s “Thesis Thursday” – 10/18/18

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I am a senior majoring in Neuroscience & Cognitive Science at the University of Arizona. In the lab of Dr. Haijiang Cai, we are investigating neural circuits underlying feeding and anxiety. Obesity is a rising health concern in modern society