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At the 2017 Florida Annual Meeting and Exposition (FAME), BSI Researcher, Dr. Francisco Fernandez-Lima was one of the three Emerging Young Investigators of the American Chemical Society (ACS) that was highlighted for his early independent work, which is quickly gaining recognition in his field.

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Worlds Ahead biochemistry Ph.D. graduate Jill Beaver has been awarded an AAAS Science and Technology Policy Fellowship at the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

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BSI faculty mentored students Alexander Bolufer and Anthony Castellanos from Dr Francisco Fernandez-Lima research group obtained the Second place for Poster presentations during the FAME 2017 meeting, held in Tarpon Springs, FL.

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FIU physicists Prem Chapagain, Bernard Gerstman and recent Worlds Ahead Graduate Jeevan GC focus on the molecular biophysics of a new class of proteins known as “Transformer” proteins. While using the latest techniques in statistical physics and computational molecular dynamics to study this recently identified class of proteins, they realized that the deadly Ebola virus depends on a Transformer Protein to function.

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Jeevan GC and Brian Ho, mentored by BSI faculty, are recognized as Worlds Ahead Graduates during the Spring 2017 commencement ceremony. Congratulations, you are truly, Worlds Ahead!

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Ms. Iru Paudel, graduate student in the Biomedical Sciences program and her mentor, Dr. Jeremy Chambers, will both present research findings at the United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation (UMDF) Mitochondrial Medicine 2017 Symposium.

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FIU undergraduate and graduate students recognized for their outstanding contributions to research at the Annual FIU Biomedical and Comparative Immunology (BCI) Symposium

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In honor of Cancer Control Month and her work, the College of Arts, Science and Education featured Dr. Yuk-Ching Tse-Dinh as their #FacultyFriday.

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FIU physicists Prem Chapagain, Bernard Gerstman and recent Worlds Ahead Graduate Jeevan GC focus on the molecular biophysics of a new class of proteins known as “Transformer” proteins

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Dr. Jun Li recently joined FIU after being selected from 240 applicants in an open search of new faculty for the Biomolecular Sciences Institute. Li’s research aims to find and block target genes that are essential for transmission of pathogens in mosquitoes.

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