UPR-Humacao shines at annual biomedical research conference

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Two students from the Biology Deparment at the University of Puerto Rico, Humacao Campus were awarded for their reearch presentations at the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABCRMS) during November in San Antonio, Texas.

Giovani Deliz, junior in the General biology program and Raiza Reyes, junior under a Microbiology major were recognized along another 11 students among 1700 participant students. ABRCMS is one of the biggest research conference for underepresented minority students and is funded by the American Society of Microbiology under an NIH grant.


To read the entire blog, visit the Spanish version of this site. This article was published in Dialogo Digital.

Students from UPR- Rio Piedras shine in national competition

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Students from the Faculty of Natural Sciences of the University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras (UPR-RP), shone bright again in the recent edition of the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS) by obtaining 8 awards in various categories. This is the largest professional conference for students in the field of biomedical and behavioral science that takes place in the United States (US) and this year it took place in San Antonio, Texas. 

Some 57 students from the on campus undergraduate research programs "Minority Access to Research Career (MARC)" and "Research Inititative for Scientific Enhancement (RISE)" participated in the event and presented 31 scientific works as posters and oral presentations.

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