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The new Translational Molecular Discoveries program will build upon university’s existing Biomolecular Sciences Institute to integrate basic and applied research in support of human health and wellness through teaching, training and research. It comprises the work of dozens of faculty in institutes, centers and laboratories across the university as well as collaborations with health organizations, research centers and universities in Florida.

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BSI Director, Dr. Yuk-Ching Tse-Dinh and fourth-year Ph.D student Ms. Wenjie Wang are invited to speak and showcase their research at the Gordon Research Conference and Seminar on DNA Topoisomerases in Biology and Medicine.

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Dr. Marcus Cooke is one of the world’s foremost experts on free radicals and oxidative stress. Cooks developed technology for his patent invention in collaboration with BSI faculty member, Dr. Shekhar Bhansali, to detect DNA damage in individual cells.

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Dr. Fenfei Leng’s research is aimed at understanding the essential properties of the DNA double helix. His patents involve the research tools and novel compounds necessary for the discovery and development of future anticancer and antibacterial drugs.

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The Division of Student Affairs held its annual Outstanding Student Life Awards. This year's ceremony awarded Haixiang Yu, from Dr. Xiao Yi's research lab, with the Graduate Scholar Award for his outstanding leadership through academic achievement and academic research.

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Dr. Jaroslava Miksovska's students showcase their research at this year's Life Sciences South Florida (LSSF) STEM Undergraduate Research Symposium.

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The Biomolecular Sciences Institute and Purdue University collaborate to find a way to stop the replication of the Ebola virus by mutating its most important protein.

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BSI Faculty members and graduate students were recognized for their research, mentorship, and presentations at this year’s Biomedical & Comparative Immunology (BCI) Symposium, Graduate Student Appreciation Week (GSAW) Scholarly Forum, and Provost Awards Recognition Reception.

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Fourth-year graduate student Pamela Garcia has received an American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 2018 graduate travel award to present her research findings and work at the ASBMB Annual Meeting in San Diego this coming April.

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The Biomolecular Sciences Institute and PREMIER Biosoft are pleased to announce their research collaboration in providing advanced mass spectrometry-based data analysis solutions for lipidomics.

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