Shanoa Nez on KXCI’s “Thesis Thursday” – 6/25/2020

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Hello, I am Shanoa Nez. I am from Rapid City, South Dakota, and I am the eldest of two siblings. I am an incoming senior at the University of Arizona’s Honors College. I am majoring in Molecular & Cellular Biology

Estevan Sandoval on KXCI’s “Thesis Thursday” – 6/18/2020

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I am a senior at the University of Arizona majoring in Physiology with a minor in Spanish. I have worked in the Respiratory Cell Physiology Lab for 3 years studying the effects of arsenic on the airway and developing a high

Ryan Hecksel on KXCI’s “Thesis Thursday” – 6/4/2020

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My name is Ryan Hecksel and I am a senior at the University of Arizona majoring in molecular and cellular biology with a minor in biochemistry. I work in the lab of Dr. John Streicher in the Department of Pharmacology.

Congratulations to our UBRPers!

Posted on Jennifer Cubeta Posted in Activities, Gazette
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We have much to celebrate! Jamie Takashima, Angela Smith, and Daniel Wieland were awarded the 2020 Goldwater Scholarship. Two 2020 University of Arizona Senior Awards go to UBRP alumni; Meucci Ilunga will be awarded the Robert Logan Nugent Award, and

Kevin Vo on KXCI’s “Thesis Thursday” – 5/7/2020

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I am in my Senior year about to graduate with a degree in Molecular and Cellular Biology. For the past two years I have been researching the neural circuits that regulate feeding and how these circuits are involved in emotional

UBRP Summer 2020!

Posted on Jennifer Cubeta Posted in Activities, Gazette
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In February, 106 students were selected to participate in UBRP and its umbrella programs for Summer 2020.  In March, in response to COVID-19, the University of Arizona moved all of its Spring 2020 courses online for the safety of its

UBRP Fundraising Update

Posted on Jennifer Cubeta Posted in Gazette, Giving

A big thank you to everyone who has contributed to UBRP this year!  We made our goal for the UBRP Travels crowdfunding campaign in raising $5,000 to support 10 students to travel to national scientific meetings to present their work. 

May 5th Seminar: “A Scientist’s Primer on Depression” by Wendy Ingram

Posted on Andrew Paek Posted in Activities, Alumni, Gazette

On Tuesday, May 5 at 11:00am PST, UA Beckman Scholar alumna Dr. Wendy Ingram is giving our MCB seminar titled “A Scientist’s Primer on Depression.”   Feel free to join us! Zoom link: Speaker Bio: Wendy Marie Ingram, PhD, a UBRP Beckman Scholar,  received

Siena Schoelen on KXCI’s “Thesis Thursday” – 4/30/2020

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My name is Siena and I am a student at the University of Arizona. I am double majoring in Speech Language and Hearing Sciences and Neuroscience. I currently work in the L4 lab, where we study language, learning, literacy, and

Through the Eyes of a Medical Resident

Posted on Shemonti Hasan, MD Posted in Alumni, Gazette
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When I started my neurology residency in July 2019, I knew intern year was going to be challenging. In addition to navigating patient care, I had to learn to navigate the electronic health record, the maze-like hospital hallways, and the