May 6, 2014
In addition to receiving the Merrill P. Freeman Medal for 2014, Jonathan Yamaguchi will graduate Summa Cum Laude from the Honors College with a Bachelor of Science in both biochemistry and molecular and cellular biology and a minor in Japanese.
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May 6, 2014
In addtion to her Robie award, Rae Anne Martinez, a native of Gilbert, Arizona, will graduate Magna Cum Laude from the Honors College with a Bachelors of Science in Molecular and Cellular Biology, a Bachelors of Arts in Sociology and a minor in Chinese Language.
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May 1, 2014
Dr. Ross Buchan sees himself as “a pretty decent guy” like his favorite character from Game of Thrones, Tyrion, though “a bit taller.” Ross is very much Scottish and his last name is accordingly pronounced buck-in – with a phlegmy Scottish-sounding ch if you dare risk it (though he loves the pleasant French boo-shan that people have been using until now). He grew up in rural Northeast Scotland where he “spent [his] days exploring, looking at animals, running through forests, and reading… lots of reading.” One of his favorite activities – which is where his first love of science began – was... Read More
April 14, 2014
Six short years ago I graduated from the University of Arizona as a 2008 recipient of a B.S. in Molecular and Cellular Biology. Since my first semester at the U of A in M.C.B., to today where I find myself in a much different field, opportunity and unpredictability have ruled my life’s progression. In the beginning, my curiosity for life science and desire to have the chance to pursue a career in the research or medical field drove me to select the M.C.B. program. Each class within the program provided information regarding the latest research, theories, and discoveries in the area of Molecula... Read More
March 25, 2014
The Beckman Foundation made its fifth grant since 2000 to the University of Arizona for Beckman Scholars. The University of Arizona was one of only 12 institutions nationwide to be granted a Beckman Scholars grant in 2014. The three year grant supports a total of 6 students. Beckman Scholars receive a total award of $26,000 over 15 months. Dr. John Enemark is the Program Director and Carol Bender and Jennifer Cubeta are Co-directors. For more about the Beckman Scholars Grant and the current Beckman Scholars see here. Read More
February 26, 2014
The American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics awarded the University of Arizona a three year ASPET Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) grant in the spring of 2014. ASPET SURF grants support five undergraduate students working with ASPET members as a means of introducing students to research in pharmacology and toxicology. UBRP has had continuous funding from ASPET for a SURF program since 1991 when the ASPET SURF funding was first offered. To date 96 undergraduate students have received support through ASPET SURF. Carol Bender is the Program Director and D... Read More