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UNLV Summer 2014 Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU)

01.09.14

Interested in a summer undergraduate research experience in Las Vegas, Nevada? Undergraduate students are invited to participate in a 10-week summer research program in environmental microbiology.

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01/09/2014 at 10:21am

MHIRT 2014 Undergraduate Student International Summer Training Opportunity

01.06.14

The Minority Health International Research Training (MHIRT) Program is now accepting applications for the 2014 Undergraduate Student International Summer Training Opportunity.  Application deadline is January 15, 2014.

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01/06/2014 at 8:13pm

Memorial Service for Dr. Sherwood Maynard

12.19.13

Our dear colleague and friend, Sherwood Maynard, passed away on Thursday, December 5th, after a long struggle with diabetes and related health issues.

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01/14/2014 at 10:57am

Western Painted Turtle Genome Decoded

UH Biology scientist Bob Thomson helped uncover the evolutionary history behind common turtle’s novel traits
11.15.13

Scientists have recently decoded the genome of the Western Painted Turtle, Chrysemys picta bellii, one of the most widespread, abundant and well-studied turtles in North America. This freshwater turtle is only the second reptile species for which complete genome sequences have been assembled and analyzed, behind the green anole lizard.

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11/17/2013 at 4:27pm

Nanodiagnostics, LLC

Kevin Bennett, Associate Professor in Biology offers novel, sensitive molecular imaging contrast agents to market.
11.15.13

Nanodiagnostics, LLC was recently established out of the lab of Kevin Bennett, Associate Professor in Biology. Nanodiagnostics brings novel, sensitive molecular imaging contrast agents to market.

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11/15/2013 at 11:08am

Get To Know These Faces

Amy Moran and Peter Marko join UH Mānoa Biology Department
11.12.13

Interview by James Stone, Associate Editor of Seawords.

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11/21/2013 at 3:41pm

Deep-sea trawling must be banned

Industry interests should not be allowed to derail a European Union vote on whether to prohibit a destructive fishing technique, says Les Watling.
10.25.13

Trawling the bottom of the ocean, dragging heavy metal equipment along the seabed at high speed, is the most destructive form of deep-sea fishing in the world. The fishing industry loves it because it is very effective. But it is indiscriminate and leaves behind a trail of devastation.

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11/17/2013 at 4:28pm

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