Catherine Weibel on KXCI’s “Thesis Thursday” – 6/20/19

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My name is Catherine Weibel. I am a junior in Physics and Applied Math at the University of Arizona. I work as an undergraduate research assistant in the Masel Lab on the bioinformatics and protein evolution teams, with a primary

Amanda Warner on KXCI’s “Thesis Thursday” – 6/13/19

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Amanda is a senior double majoring in Biochemistry and Molecular and Cellular Biology at the University of Arizona. She plans on going to graduate school to research cures for cancer to positively impact people’s lives.  Amanda thoroughly enjoys research and

Allison Eby on KXCI’s “Thesis Thursday” – 5/30/19

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My name is Allison Eby, and I am currently studying Physiology at the University of Arizona. When I’m not doing course work or lab work, I enjoy playing basketball, cooking, and kayaking, although I can’t do much of that in

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!

Posted on Jennifer Cubeta Posted in Gazette, Giving

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

Posted on Christian Jennings Posted in Activities, Gazette
Picture of Christian Jennings presenting a poster at the UBRP Conference

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

Posted on Ricky Lira (lirar@email.arizona.edu) Posted in Activities, Gazette
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