Posts tagged with: "Biomolecular Sciences Institute"

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FIU among top 15 public universities granted U.S. patents in 2018

Florida International University is among the top universities in the world leading the way in innovation, according to rankings released […]

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$1.5 million grant readies doctoral students for research

$1.5 million grant readies doctoral students for research

FIU is launching a transdisciplinary biomolecular and biomedical sciences training program for doctoral students thanks to a $1.5 million grant […]

President, provost recognize 2019 Top Scholars

President, provost recognize 2019 Top Scholars

Being a professor can require thick skin. Before a faculty member publishes research, receives a grant or sees their research […]

Bacteria Streptococcus thermophilus, 3D illustration. Probiotic Gram-positive spherical bacteria used in cheese and yogurt production

BSI team joins forces with Oragenics in search for new antibiotics

A biophysics team led by Prem Chapagain and Bernard Gerstman has joined forces with Oragenics Inc. in an effort that […]

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Aedes aegypti can spread  the Zika virus

Scientists discover how mosquitoes zero in on our sweat

Finding creates roadmap for repellent design, population control Just like fresh-baked cookies or sizzling bacon is to us, the scent […]

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Professor only U.S. representative participating in European Union DNA project

Professor only U.S. representative participating in European Union DNA project

Marcus S. Cooke, professor at the Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work in the Department of Environmental Health […]

Breaking down molecules and breaking down barriers

Breaking down molecules and breaking down barriers

“Firsts are best because they are beginnings” is a phrase that could well be one of FIU’s mottos as a […]

FIU celebrates Preeminent Programs 

FIU celebrates Preeminent Programs 

It takes a lot of work by a lot of people to keep FIU a top-tier research institution. On a […]

Honors student aces the MCAT

Honors student aces the MCAT

After 12 practice tests and a crisis in confidence, Honors College student Brian Garcia placed in the 100th percentile of […]

Superbugs have a new foe

Superbugs have a new foe

BSI researchers search DNA for ways to battle bacteria resistant to antibiotics The National Institutes of Health awarded FIU researchers nearly […]

FIU awarded $3.1 million for research that could swat Zika, malaria

FIU awarded $3.1 million for research that could swat Zika, malaria

  Two grants totaling more than $3.1 million are helping researchers at FIU’s Biomolecular Sciences Institute wage war against Zika […]

DNA becomes primary target in fight against glioblastoma

DNA becomes primary target in fight against glioblastoma

By exploiting a brain tumor’s own biology, researchers at FIU’s Biomolecular Sciences Institute (BSI) are hoping to destroy glioblastoma, a […]

TEDxFIU: Mutant mosquitoes hold key to life-saving perfume

TEDxFIU: Mutant mosquitoes hold key to life-saving perfume

By Joel Delgado ’12 MS ’17  Matthew DeGennaro is determined to stop the world’s deadliest animal. Accounting for as many […]

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FIU awarded $3.4 million in fight against Zika

FIU awarded $3.4 million in fight against Zika

FIU researchers have been awarded $3.4 million for research to combat the Zika virus. The projects seek to undermine the […]

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Forensic scientists in the making

Forensic scientists in the making

A group of sixth graders from Mater Academy Middle School visited FIU in January for an interactive, hands-on science day. The […]