Kylie Calderon on KXCI’s “Thesis Thursday” – 9/5/19

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Kylie is a senior at the University of Arizona studying Neuroscience and Molecular & Cellular Biology with a minor in Biochemistry. She works in the research laboratory of Dr. Kristian Doyle in the Department of Immunobiology studying the long-term immune

Alison Williams on KXCI’s “Thesis Thursday” – 8/15/19

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I am a Senior in Molecular and Cellular Biology this year. I am currently applying to medical school, and plan to pursue a career as a physician-scientist and educator. I will dedicate my career to increasing access to high-quality care,

Emily Peters on KXCI’s “Thesis Thursday” – 8/15/19

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Emily is a senior at the University of Arizona studying physiology and nutritional sciences. She currently works in the research laboratory of Dr. Paulo Pires studying the regulation of blood flow in normal and disease states. After completing her undergraduate

UA scholars present research at Beckman Symposium

Posted on Randall Eck and Amanda Warner Posted in Activities, Gazette
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University of Arizona national Beckman Scholars Amanda Warner and Randall Eck presented the cumulation of a year of scientific research at the annual Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation symposium. IRVINE, CALIFORNIA — University of Arizona students Amanda Warner and Randall

Jasmine Lock on KXCI’s “Thesis Thursday” – 8/8/19

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My name is Jasmine Lock and I am studying neuroscience and cognitive science at the University of Arizona. I work in Dr. Zelieann Craig’s lab which studies phthalates which are chemicals used in making consumer products like cosmetics and medications.

UBRP Summer 2019 in photos

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It has been a busy summer! UBRP participants are conducting research, participating in activities, workshops, and seminars, going on field trips, serving the community, and more.

Crash course for young scientists aims to increase public trust, science literary

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Approximately one hundred students from the University of Arizona’s Undergraduate Biology Research Program attended a seminar on writing effective press releases led by Chandler native and National Beckman Scholar Randall Eck. When researchers ask children to draw a scientist, their

30 Days of Gratitude!

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From August 2 – 31, 2019, we’re celebrating 30 Days of Gratitude!  Stay tuned for photos, highlights, and quotes on UBRP’s Facebook page and Twitter. In addition to being thankful for our students, faculty mentors, our graduate students and post

Alumni Highlight: Nathaniel May

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My name is Nathaniel and I participated in UBRP during the summer of 2011 in the lab of Dr. Lukas and Dr. Whiteaker at the Barrow Neurological Institute. I then continued with UBRP during the school year in the lab

Enjoy the journey, one day at a time

Posted on Matthew Chaung Posted in Alumni, Gazette
Picture of Matthew Chaung at 2018 White Coat Ceremony

Hi there! My name is Matthew Chaung and I am going to be a second-year medical student (MS2) at the UA College of Medicine-Tucson this coming fall. For me, the Undergraduate Biology Research Program (UBRP) was one of the most