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

Posted on Jennifer Cubeta Posted in Activities, Alumni
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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

Rebuilding Trust with Native American Communities and Research Projects

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The Hopi Reservation is made-up of 13 formal villages in Northeastern Arizona, spanning over 1.5 million acres. The Hopi Environmental Health Project (HEHP) assesses participant health and their surrounding environment. At the beginning of the project participants were concerned they

Christian Jennings on KXCI’s “Thesis Thursday” – 4/11/19

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My name is Christian Jennings and I was born and raised in Tucson. I will be graduating with a degree in biomedical engineering with an emphasis in biomechanics from the University of Arizona this May. In addition to my coursework,

Ricky Lira on KXCI’s “Thesis Thursday” – 4/4/19

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I am an Arizona native, born and raised in Nogales. I graduated from Nogales High School and came to the University of Arizona to pursue a career in pharmacology. I am currently majoring in chemistry and hope to pursue a

Ayumi Pottenger on KXCI’s “Thesis Thursday” – 3/28/19

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Hey! My name is Ayumi and I am a senior majoring in Molecular and Cellular Biology at the University of Arizona. I have worked in Dr. Helena Morrison’s lab for nearly two years, where I study a treatment for levodopa-induced

UBRPers, Apply for the 2019 UBRP Ethics Retreat!

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The 2019 UBRP Ethics Retreat will take place on Tuesday & Wednesday, May 14 & 15 (both full days) at Biosphere 2. The cost for transportation to/from campus, overnight stay, meals, and a behind-the-scenes tour of Biosphere 2 will be

Caroline Plecki on KXCI’s “Thesis Thursday” – 3/7/19

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7 I’m from Chicago, IL, and I’m a food snob because of it, and a Cubs fan. I like making drinks, looking at plants, and I want to grow my own food some day soon.

Casey Calderon on KXCI’s “Thesis Thursday” – 3/7/19

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Hello! I’m Casey Calderon and am a current junior at the University of Arizona, majoring in physiology, with minors in theatre arts and public health. For the past year and a half, I have been working in Dr. Nathan Cherrington’s

Juliana Ordine on KXCI’s “Thesis Thursday” – 2/28/19

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I was born in Riverside, California. However, I moved to Brazil when I was one-year old, and ended up spending most of my life there. When I was 15 years old, I was given the opportunity of making one of my