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RUM research group contributes to collaborative project with million-dollar NSF grant

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Clara E. Isaza Brando and Mauricio Cabrera Ríos, Ph.D., from the Departments of Biology and Industrial Engineering at the University of Puerto Rico (UPR) Mayagüez Campus (RUM), are team members of the EMBRIO Institute, a multidisciplinary and collaborative project with U.S. universities, funded with $12.5 million from the National Science Foundation (NSF), whose objective is to identify how cells organize themselves to fight attack and ensure their ability to survive at scales ranging from single cell to cell responses to tissue and wound closure. 

RUM Graduate named to the Engineering Hall of Fame

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Rey Almodóvar, a graduate of the Industrial Engineering Department of the University of Puerto Rico Mayagüez Campus (RUM), was inducted into the Alabama Engineering Hall of Fame (AEHOF), a distinction that was created in 1987 by the then governor of that state that recognizes the excellence of outstanding individuals, companies and associated projects in that U.S. jurisdiction. 

Boricua accepted into prestigious genetic technology program in San Francisco

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The Medical Sciences Campus student will do her internship at an innovative company that is a pioneer in the success and expansion of biotechnology at a global level.

San Juan, Puerto Rico - Rachell Martínez Ramírez, a student of the Medical Sciences Campus (RCM) of the University of Puerto Rico, was selected to participate in the prestigious and competitive post-doctoral internship program at Genentech Biopharmaceuticals, located in San Francisco.

Professor at UPR Mayagüez receives recognition after being nominated by his students

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Dr. Eduardo A. Lugo Hernández, professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of Puerto Rico Mayagüez Campus (RUM), became the first Puerto Rican to receive the Elizabeth Hurlock Beckman Award Trust, which is granted to professors who have inspired their students to make a difference in their communities. 

Ciencia Puerto Rico’s Director of Communications Receives Important Recognitions for Work Democratizing Science

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Dr. Mónica Feliú-Mójer has been elected Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and a member of the National Academies Standing Committee on Advancing Science Communication.

Join #CienciaBoricua events at SACNAS!

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Add #CienciaBoricua events to your personal calendar at SACNAS! From October 27th to the 29th the Puerto Rico Convention Center will be filled with the flavor, knowledge, and strength of Puertorican science. Several members of our CienciaPR team and community will speak at panels, present posters, and facilitate professional development workshops. We’ve made it easy for you not to miss a beat!

CienciaPR’s receives funding from Medtronic Foundation to support girl leaders in STEM

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Ciencia Puerto Rico (CienciaPR) is one of 13 organizations serving underrepresented and underserved K-12 students in Minnesota, Northern California and Puerto Rico that will receive two-years of support from Medtronic Foundation to promote equity and inclusion in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM).

Specifically, Medtronic Foundation’s grant to CienciaPR will support Semillas de Triunfo (Seeds of Success) a program that promotes STEM interests and community leadership among middle and high school girls in Puerto Rico.


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