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KU, Haskell students to present research projects at 24th annual symposium

Thirteen undergraduate students and six postbaccalaureate scholars supported by KU’s Office for Diversity in Science Training will present posters explaining their research from 4 to 5:30 p.m. April 12 in Navarre Hall at Haskell.

Biology Major named 2024 Goldwater Scholar

KU has two 2024 Barry M. Goldwater Scholars: Kaitlyn (Kit) Savoy, junior in Biology, and Cecilia Paranjothi, junior in chemistry. This year’s KU recipients are the 78th and 79th KU undergraduates to be given a Goldwater scholarship since they first were awarded in 1989.

Undergraduate Biology Student Researcher: Kate Rosa

Meet Kate Rosa, a junior majoring in Molecular, Cellular & Developmental Biology, who has been working in Dr. Orozco’s Lab studying viruses.

KU Research GO boosts a dozen projects across disciplines

Twelve projects have been selected for funding through KU’s 2024 Research Grant Opportunity program. Recipients represent STEM, social science, humanities and arts fields in departments and research centers across the university.

KU names new director to lead Biodiversity Institute & Natural History Museum

Nico Franz, Virginia M. Ullman Professor of Ecology and director of biocollections at Arizona State University, has been named the next leader of the Biodiversity Institute & Natural History Museum at the University of Kansas.

KU Researcher Finds Gene that Enhances Anti- Viral Immunity

Robin Orozco, an Immunologist at the University of Kansas, has unveiled new research that explores how a common mutation in the human population changes the immune response during a virus infection.

K-INBRE for a CURE Project Awarded

Eileen Hotze was awarded a Kansas IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence (K-INBRE) for a CURE award.

KU students to present at Kansas Undergraduate Research Day at the Capitol

LAWRENCE — Undergraduate researchers from the University of Kansas Lawrence and Medical Center campuses will present their research projects March 1 as part of Kansas Undergraduate Research Day at the Capitol.

KU Medical Center’s 22nd annual K-INBRE symposium recognizes bioscience students from across Kansas and Oklahoma

At an annual event to encourage careers in research, KU Medical Center celebrated the achievements of 18 undergraduate students from 10 universities.

Scientists may have cracked the ‘aging process’ in species

LAWRENCE — New research from the University of Kansas might resolve a mystery in the “aging process” in species — or, how a species’ risk of going extinct changes after that species appears on the scene.

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