UBRP Seminars and Panels

UBRP offers seminars and panels that are free and open to the public. Below is an archive for past seminars and panels on youtube.com. Please see the calendar for upcoming seminars and panels.

Dr. Eric Walk giving a seminar


July 1, 2020: “Navigating the Lab as an Undergraduate Researcher” by Cesar Medina, Graduate Student at the University of Arizona


May 22, 2019: “Graduate and Professional School Panel”

June 5, 2019: “Biology in the Age of Computers” by Dr. Andrew Nelson, Research Scientist, Plant Sciences and “Medical Anthropology & Community-Based Research” by Dr. Julie Armin, Assistant Professor, Family & Community Medicine at the University of Arizona

June 19, 2019: “Graduate Fellowships and Nationally Competitive Scholarships” by  Georgia Ehler, Shelley Hawthorne Smith, Dr. Karna Walter, and Danielle Barefoot, the University of Arizona

July 3, 2019: “Targeting Kynurenine Metabolism in Aging” by Dr. George Sutphin, Assistant Professor, Molecular & Cellular Biology, and “Sleep, Oscillation, and Parkinson’s Disease” by Dr. Stephen Cowen, Assistant Professor, Psychology at the University of Arizona

July 17, 2019: “Writing a Science Press Release” By Randall Eck, Backman Scholar and Writer for The Daily Wildcat

July 31, 2019: “Be A Nurse and A Scientist: A Path that Evolved from Suggestions and the Desire to Know More” by Dr. Helena Morrison, RN, Assistant Professor, Nursing and “Fungal Diversity and Application: Perspectives from a Hidden World” by Dr. A. Elizabeth Arnold, Professor, Plant Sciences


May 23, 2018: “The Business of Science and Medicine: A Pathologist’s Serendipitous Journey Into the Pharmaceutical Industry” by Dr. Eric Walk, Chief Scientific and Medical Officer, Ventana Medical Systems

June 6, 2018: “Swollen Shoot Disease of Cacao: The Tale of an Exotic Plant’s Fate in a Foreign Land” by Dr. Judith Brown, Professor of Plant Sciences, the University of Arizona

June 20, 2018: “My Path, and Others’, to Studying Primates in the Lab and Field” by Dr. Stacey Tecot, Associate Professor of Anthropology, the University of Arizona

June 27, 2018: “PhD, MD, and Beyond: A UBRP Small Group Panel”

July 11, 2018: “Aging and OUR Health: Perspectives from the Bench for Future Applications to the Clinic” by Dr. Anne Wertheimer, Assistant Research Professor in BIO 5, the University of Arizona

July 25, 2018: “Nationally Competitive Scholarships and Graduate Fellowships” by  Georgia Ehler and Dr. David Neufeld, the University of Arizona

August 28, 2018: “RNP Granules in Health and Disease” By Dr. Roy Parker, Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry at the University of Colorado Boulder, Hosted by the University of Arizona 2018 Beckman Scholars