Randall Eck on KXCI’s “Thesis Thursday” – 11/7/19

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My name is Randall Eck and I am a senior majoring in Neuroscience and Cognitive Science and Political Science at the University of Arizona. I work in the lab of Dr. Daniela Zarnescu studying RNA stress granules. RNA stress granules

Six Ways for UBRP Alumni to Stay Connected

Posted on Jennifer Cubeta Posted in Alumni, Gazette
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Calling all UBRP alumni!  Here are six different ways to stay connected with UBRP, ranging from simply updating us on what you’re doing now, to volunteering as a career panelist, to joining UBRP’s LinkedIn Group. Check out the many options

UBRP Endowment Ahead of Schedule for Full Establishment!

Posted on Jennifer Cubeta Posted in Gazette, Giving

In January 2019, the creation of the UBRP Endowment by alumna Carol Arakaki was announced at the 30th Annual UBRP Conference. While original plans were for the endowment to reach the $25,000 needed to be fully established in 2023, the

Haley Kenner “Thesis Thursday” – 10/31/19

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Hi! I am a junior Honors student at the University of Arizona studying Neuroscience and Cognitive Science with minors in Biochemistry and Mathematics. This past summer I studied in the Lukas/Whiteaker/George lab at Barrow Neurological Institute in Phoenix, AZ, exploring

Join us for the 31st Annual UBRP Conference!

Posted on Jennifer Cubeta Posted in Activities, Gazette
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The 31st Annual Undergraduate Biology Research Program Conference will take place on Saturday, January 25, 2020 from 10:00am to 3:00pm in the Environment and Natural Resources 2 Building (1064 E. Lowell Street) on the University of Arizona main campus. This

Erica Spence on KXCI’s “Thesis Thursday” – 10/24/19

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Erica is a senior studying molecular and cellular biology (MCB) and biomedical biology with minors in music and public health. She conducts research in the Campos Lab and is currently investigating how genes in the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) effect a pathway

Alumnus Oscar Serrano, MD to Give Keynote Talk at 31st Annual UBRP Conference

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Dr. Oscar Serrano, MD will give the keynote talk at the 31st Annual UBRP Conference on Saturday, January 25, 2020 from 10:00am to 11:00am in the Environment and Natural Resources 2 Building (1064 E. Lowell Street), Room N120 on the

Victoria Howard on KXCI’s “Thesis Thursday” – 10/17/19

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Victoria Howard is a junior at the University of Arizona double majoring in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and Natural Resources with an emphasis in Wildlife Conservation. After having the opportunity to intern at a State Park in high school, she

Angela Smith on KXCI’s “Thesis Thursday” – 10/3/19

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My name is Angela Smith and I study Neuroscience and Cognitive Science at the University of Arizona. I currently work in the Vanderah lab, a lab that studies pain and pain management, especially as it relates to the current opioid

UA Researchers Design New Drug to Improve Opioid Therapy and Disorders

Posted on Madison Sieffert Posted in Activities, Gazette
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From Saddlebag Notes (https://tucson.com/saddlebag/health-and-fitness/ua-researchers-design-new-drug-to-improve-opioid-therapy-and/article_6bcff672-d2b1-11e9-90f1-d3f0705beeeb.html), posted September 27, 2019 According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) “Over 130 Americans die per day from an opioid overdose.” This staggering number only increases as the opioid epidemic continues. In response, scientists