UBRPers, Apply for the 2019 UBRP Ethics Retreat!

Posted on Jennifer Cubeta Posted in Activities

The 2019 UBRP Ethics Retreat will take place on Tuesday & Wednesday, May 14 & 15 (both full days) at Biosphere 2. The cost for transportation to/from campus, overnight stay, meals, and a behind-the-scenes tour of Biosphere 2 will be

Caroline Plecki on KXCI’s “Thesis Thursday” – 3/7/19

Posted on Caroline Plecki Posted in Outreach, The Thesis

7 I’m from Chicago, IL, and I’m a food snob because of it, and a Cubs fan. I like making drinks, looking at plants, and I want to grow my own food some day soon.

Casey Calderon on KXCI’s “Thesis Thursday” – 3/7/19

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Hello! I’m Casey Calderon and am a current junior at the University of Arizona, majoring in physiology, with minors in theatre arts and public health. For the past year and a half, I have been working in Dr. Nathan Cherrington’s

Juliana Ordine on KXCI’s “Thesis Thursday” – 2/28/19

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I was born in Riverside, California. However, I moved to Brazil when I was one-year old, and ended up spending most of my life there. When I was 15 years old, I was given the opportunity of making one of my

Student Spotlight: Kayenat Aryeh

Posted on Michele Vaughan Posted in Gazette

From https://mcb.arizona.edu/news/2019/passion-helping-people-keeps-senior-kayenat-aryeh-focused. Kayenat (“Ky”) Aryeh doesn’t remember the night her mother and father fled Afghanistan with her, and whatever belongings they could carry in a suitcase, but she has heard the story from her parents enough times that she can

Sneha Srinivasan on KXCI’s “Thesis Thursday” – 2/7/19

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Sneha is a junior at the University of Arizona, majoring in Molecular and Cellular Biology. Hoping to pursue and MD/ PhD, Sneha is interested in the ways that science can be used for solutions, in treatments, cures and therapies. Currently,

Victor “Blue” Paat on KXCI’s “Thesis Thursday” – 1/31/19

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Victor “Blue” Paat is an undergraduate senior studying Neuroscience and Cognitive Science with minors in Biochemistry and Music. He currently studies with Dr. Anna Dornhaus and Dr. Kenny Chapin regarding social insects, like ants or bees. He specifically works on

UBRP Alumni Reunite in Baltimore!

Posted on Ben Zaepfel Posted in Alumni, Gazette

What do four Johns Hopkins graduate students, an anesthesiologist, and a surprise guest from Minnesota have in common? They were all present for the first UBRP alumni meet-up in Baltimore, Maryland! On January 16, six UBRP alumni met at The

UBRP Student Highlights: Andrew Alamban and Lauren Wilson

Posted on Marisa Lester Posted in Activities, Gazette
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Learn about the Undergraduate Biology Research Program from two current students, Andrew Alamban and Lauren Wilson!   

Past, Present and Potential Future ‘UBRPers’ Gather at the Program’s 30th Annual Conference

Posted on Vanessa Ontiveros, Arizona Daily Wildcat Posted in Activities, Gazette
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Article posted in the Arizona Daily Wildcat on January 26, 2019. Article by Vanessa Ontiveros. Video by Vanessa Ontiveros, Alana Minkler, Marissa Heffernan, Nagisa Tsukada and Mekayla Phan. Music Credit: Purple Planet – “Positive Motivation.” Past, present and potential future