Adam Carl on KXCI’s “Thesis Thursday” – 5/16/19

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My name is Adam Carl and I am second year student at the University of Arizona pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in Health Sciences with a physiology major. After graduating as a junior next year, I plan to pursue

Carrie Stine on KXCI’s “Thesis Thursday” – 5/9/19

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My name is Carrie Stine and I’m a senior in Biochemistry and Molecular & Cellular Biology (MCB) at the University of Arizona. For the past two years, I’ve been researching heat shock protein 90’s impact on using opioids to manage

Full Establishment of UBRP Endowment Ahead of Schedule!

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The new UBRP Endowment was originally scheduled to be fully established with the required minimum balance of $25,000 by the end of 2022, but due to the generosity of additional donors, we are ahead of schedule! The endowment balance is

Amanda Warner – MCB Spring 2019 Danny Brower Scholarship Winner

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“The first time I used a pipette was in my high school biotechnology class; I have been hooked on science ever since!” This article was originally published at https://mcb.arizona.edu/news/2019/amanda-warner-mcb-spring-2019-danny-brower-scholarship-winner “The most useful trait I’ve acquired during my time at the University

UA Engineers Aim to Use Light, Latex Microparticles, and Machine Learning to Detect and Classify Heavy Metal Ions

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Heavy metals have long been understood to be toxic to the human body. Often taking the place of other chemicals in the body, heavy metals have been known to cause cancer, neurological damage, organ failure, and a slew of other

My Experience Working in Industry

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Ricky Lira at the lab bench

January of 2018 was the first time I presented at the UBRP conference. Carol Bender, the former Director of UBRP, knew that I was having a difficult time deciding which path to take. She introduced me to Dr. Eric Walk,

Beca Gardner on KXCI’s “Thesis Thursday” – 4/25/19

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My name is Beca Gardner is the and I am a third year undergraduate student pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Neuroscience and Cognitive Science as well as Molecular and Cellular Biology within the University of Arizona’s Honors College. Additionally, I

Ashley Tolton on KXCI’s “Thesis Thursday” – 4/25/19

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Hi! My name is Ashley. I am a native Tucsonan and I graduated from Marana High School in 2016. Currently I am a junior Molecular and Cellular Biology major at the University of Arizona. I am also working toward a pre-law minor. I have been working in Dr. Julie Ledford’s lab for almost a

“Never Tell Me the Odds: The Drug Discovery Process”: 2019 UBRP Conference Keynote Talk Available on Video!

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Did you miss the 30th Annual UBRP Conference? Catch Dr. Teri Suzuki’s keynote talk, “Never Tell Me the Odds: The Drug Discovery Process,” on video here! You can also view the Arizona Daily Wildcat’s coverage of the conference here.

Communications Biology Chief Editor Strives to Make Sure Science Has Impact

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From the April 2019 MCB Nucleotimes (https://mcb.arizona.edu/news/2019/communications-biology-chief-editor-strives-make-sure-science-has-impact) Brooke LaFlamme, Ph.D., is well positioned to advise scientists on maximizing the impact their work will have; she is the Chief Editor of Communications Biology, a publication of Nature Research. The journal publishes