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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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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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Congratulations to Haixiang Yu, student in the Biochemistry Ph.D. Program, for winning the UGS Provost Award for Graduate Student Outstanding Paper or Manuscript in STEM.

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During a weeklong science celebration event, 100+ graduate students had the opportunity to showcase their research projects during the FIU scholarly forum. Join me in congratulating the ELEVEN winners in the oral and poster categories of the FIU Scholarly Forum mentored by BSI faculty.

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During the 2016's TEDxFIU Dr. Matthew DeGennaro spoke about his research to fight Zika. Click on the link above to watch his talk.

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Dr. Yuk-Ching Tse-Dinh has been appointed to serve on the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Partnerships for Countermeasures Against Select Pathogens Therapeutics, Immunotherapeutics, and Vaccines review panel.

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This award gives scientists from the College of Arts, Sciences & Education the ability to focus on projects that will halt or reduce the transmission and impact of Zika. The Biomolecular Sciences Institute will receive $1.4M from the CDC and the Florida Department of Health to research the spread of Zika and other mosquito-borne illnesses, and will be led by Dr. Matthew DeGennaro.

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The Biomolecular Sciences Institute (BSI) has received funding from the the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Florida Department of Health to combat the Zika virus.

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Dr. Francisco Fernandez-Lima, Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry and founding member of BSI is the recipient of an NSF CAREER Award for his proposal "Development of gas-phase, post-ionization structural tools for the study of DNA-protein complexes". This prestigious award supports early-career faculty who exemplify excellence in teaching, research and the integration of education and research to advance the mission of their organization.

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