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Archived News

  • Carol Bender named AAAS Fellow

    November 24, 2015
    Congratulations to MCB faculty member and University Distinguished Outreach Professor Carol Bender for being elected as a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), a distinction awarded to those who are advancing science in ways that are considered scientifically or socially distinguished. Professor Bender is the director of the Undergraduate Biology Research Program (UBRP) at UA. She was elected as an AAAS Fellow "for distinguished contributions to the assessment of undergraduate science research experiences nationally and internationally, including the impact...Read More
  • Professor Serio Selected as Tucson Public Voices Fellow

    October 26, 2015
    MCB professor and Department Head Tricia Serio was selected as one of the 20 new Tucson Public Voices Fellows that include academic and community leaders from throughout Tucson. The year-long unique fellowship program is designed for thought leaders working to change the public conversation. Congratulations Dr. Serio!Read More
  • Jennifer Cubeta, 2015 AAFSAA Outstanding Staff Award Recipient

    October 16, 2015
    Jennifer Cubeta, Assistant Director of the Undergraduate Biology Research Program (UBRP), was selected as a 2015 Outstanding Staff Award recipient by the Asian American Faculty, Staff and Alumni Association (AAFSAA) at the University of Arizona, to recognize her excellent service and leadership to the University’s Undergraduate Biology Research Program. Read More
  • MCB Professor Gail Burd featured on Arizona Spotlight

    August 15, 2015
    Professor Gail Burd was interviewed by Mark McLemore at Arizona Public Media about being a first generation college student.  She also talked about how UA is trying to engage students. The interview aired on Arizona Spotlight and you can hear the interview here (Click the Listen button.  Gail Burd's part occurs at about -9:00).Read More
  • MCB Graduate Then, Advocate for Physician Colleagues and Precision Medicine Today

    May 17, 2015
    by Julie Huynh In the not too distant past, it was rare to find a medical doctor who wasn’t practicing clinically.  However, that did not deter Dr. Grant Senner from spearheading his own career path that encompassed his passions and directly addressed the needs of the healthcare system that he felt needed attention. Following completion of his B.S. with honors in molecular and cellular biology in 1997 from the UA, Dr. Senner stayed in Tucson and graduated with an MD from the UA College of Medicine in 2004 with a different career trajectory than his fellow physicians.  While his colleagues went...Read More