Justina McEvoy speaking on KXCI’s “Thesis Thursday” – 8/31/2017

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Dr. McEvoy is an Assistant Professor of Molecular and Cellular Biology. She also has a joint appointment in the Department of Pediatrics and is a BIO5 member. Her lab is located in the Arizona Cancer Center. Her research is focused on

Back to the Beckman Symposium!

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The roar of the airplane engines started to die down as the captain came on the intercom.  “Ladies and gentleman, welcome to Irvine, California.  Local time is 12:02pm and the temperature outside is a very nice 81 degrees.”  I was

Marana High grad enters UA research program

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Article by Emily Dieckman, posted in the Marana News on August 24, 2017 at http://www.tucsonlocalmedia.com/marana/article_4b3925a2-8793-11e7-b41a-d7d46a0e1544.html. Ayumi Pottenger has known she wanted to be a scientist since she was a kid doing experiments in her backyard. “Always, science was her number

DV grad plumbs a mystery of the brain

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Article by Paul Maryniak, posted in the Ahwatukee Foothills News on August 21, 2017 at http://www.ahwatukee.com/community_focus/article_9df9ed64-8395-11e7-836f-0f7650963eca.html. John Kim had a clear idea of what he wanted to be and do when he graduated in 2014 from Desert Vista High School.

Albert Liu speaking on KXCI’s “Thesis Thursday” – 8/17/2017

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My name is Albert Liu; I’m currently a senior studying Molecular and Cellular Biology at the University of Arizona.  I work in the lab of Dr. Carol Dieckmann, where we are investigating the function of metabolic pathway proteins in yeast

Karen Serrano speaking on KXCI’s “Thesis Thursday” – 8/10/2017

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My name is Karen Serrano and I am a rising junior at the University of Arizona. I’m studying Biology with a Biomedical Emphasis and have a minor in Plant Science. I was born in Bogota, Colombia but have spent the

Joyce Schroeder speaking on KXCI’s “Thesis Thursday” – 8/3/2017

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From http://mcb.arizona.edu/people/joyces: Joyce Schroeder, PhD, holds research interests in the area of breast cancer progression and invasion. Transgenic mouse models of spontaneous carcinoma are used to understand the molecular mechanisms of primary tumor development and metastatic progression. Tumor growth and

UBRP Summer 2017 in Images

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Summer 2017 was busy as ever with UBRP students conducting research, meeting fellow participants, attending seminars and workshops, serving the needy, and building their own community of scholars!  See what students have been up to with our “UBRP Summer 2017

UBRP Student and Beckman Scholar Ben Zaepfel Selected to Speak at 2017 Beckman Symposium!

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Ben Zaepfel, one of University of Arizona’s (UA’s) Beckman Scholars, has been selected from among the Beckman Scholars nationally to give an oral presentation at the Beckman Symposium at the Beckman Foundation’s headquarters in Irvine, California on August 4, 2017.

Call for Artwork: 2018 Annual UBRP Conference Poster

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Each year, UBRP holds a competition to select the image that will be used on the UBRP Annual Conference poster, invitation, and booklet of abstracts. You may remember this lovely image by UBRP Advisory Board Member Henry Johnson that was