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BSI professor helps fight Zika, inform the public


In July, when South Florida became the first place in the U.S. to report locally transmitted Zika cases, the eyes of the nation turned to our area and found several FIU experts with deep knowledge and a willingness to help the community navigate the Zika outbreak.

Cooke part of a study on benefits vs. hazards of summer sunlight exposure


The amount of sunlight you need for optimum vitamin D production may not be the same as someone else. That’s part of what a multi-disciplinary research team including Marcus Cooke, Ph.D, has determined.

Dr. DeGennaro on CBS National Network


CBS National Network interviewed Dr. DeGennaro regarding Zika. He was featured on the CBS Evening News and on CBS Morning News.

Upcoming Events

Adventures in Academic Drug Discovery

09/06/2016 03:30 PM

Dr. Philip Arlen from Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute will host a lecture.

Insect olfactory receptors as “drug” targets ?

09/19/2016 03:00 PM

Dr. Charles Luetje from the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine will host a lecture.

Dr. Dianqing Sun will give a lecture hosted by BSI

09/30/2016 11:00 AM

Dr. Dianqing Sun from the University of Hawaii at Hilo will host a lecture on the design and synthesis of novel anti-infective and anti-cancer agents.

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