Roxanne Vann speaking on KXCI’s “Thesis Thursday” – 12/13/2017

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My name is Roxanne Vann. I am a Junior at the University of Arizona majoring in Psychological Science and Pre-Medicine Bachelors of Science. Currently I’m an undergraduate researcher at the Arizona Cancer Center doing research in Dr. Sherry Chow’s Lab.

Miguel Pacheco speaking on KXCI’s “Thesis Thursday” – 12/7/2017

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Hey, fellow Wildcats (and listeners to KXCI)! My name is Miguel Pacheco, and I’m a senior majoring in Biochemistry. When I got into research as a junior, I worked in the lab of Dr. Eugene Mash in the Department of

Charis Springhower speaking on KXCI’s “Thesis Thursday” – 11/9/2017

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My name is Charis and I am a senior studying Biochemistry, MCB, and Math at UofA. I think life is amazing and that math and science are very fun and useful tools, so most of my time is spent trying

UBRP Presents at the AZ BIO Awards Ceremony

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Seven hearty UBRPers made the track to the Phoenix Convention Center for the annual AZ BIO Awards ceremony, celebration, and poster session the evening of Wednesday, October 11.  AZ Bio is a state-wide organization that that promotes the growth of

How far can $40K go? Help us reach new heights!

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This year, UBRP’s fundraising goal is $40,000 to support students in 2018.  As 2017 comes to a close, please consider giving to make a difference in a young scientist’s life. What would $40,000 do for UBRPers?  $40,000 would fully support:

Transitions in UBRP…

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Transitions…..UBRP has one coming up but it is likely to be so seamless that no one will notice!  Effective January 1, 2018, Jen Cubeta will become the UBRP Director and Carol Bender will go part time and fully retire by

Pain Specialist and UBRP Alum Dr. Mohab Ibrahim to be Keynote Speaker for 29th Annual UBRP Conference on January 20, 2018

Posted on Carol Bender Posted in Activities, Alumni, Gazette

Following a long-standing tradition, the Keynote Speaker for the 29th Annual UBRP Conference will be a distinguished alumnus of the program.  Dr. Mohab Ibrahim is Director of the Comprehensive Pain Management Clinic at Banner University Medical Center South and an

Alyssa Sullivan speaking on KXCI’s “Thesis Thursday” – 10/26/2017

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Hi Everyone! My name is Alyssa Sullivan and I am a senior undergraduate student in the Honors College at the University of Arizona. I am studying Neuroscience and Cognitive Science and I am completing a minor in psychology. I have

Combating the Opioid Crisis With Education: Panel of UA Experts Talk Opioids

Posted on Olivia Jones, Arizona Daily Wildcat Posted in Activities, Ambassadors, Gazette
Picture of panelists

From the October 19, 2017 edition of the Arizona Daily Wildcat ( The Undergraduate Biological Research Program (UBRP) Ambassadors club hosted a opioid panel in the Life Sciences South Atrium on campus October 17th. The panel was open to the

Matthew Chaung speaking on KXCI’s “Thesis Thursday” – 10/17/2017

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Hi there! My name is Matthew Chaung and I am currently a senior studying Molecular and Cellular Biology, with minors in Biochemistry and Spanish. Through the UBRP program I have been able to nurture my life-long love of learning and