Posts tagged with: "Biomolecular Sciences Institute"

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 […]

Florida scientists take aim at Zika with launch of new center

Florida scientists take aim at Zika with launch of new center

Four Florida universities are joining forces in the fight to stop Zika. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has […]

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November 2016 in photos: TEDxFIU, Walk on Water, Thanksgiving

November 2016 in photos: TEDxFIU, Walk on Water, Thanksgiving

By Joel Delgado ’12 MS ’17  The fall semester is almost over and November has been an exciting month at […]

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TEDxFIU announces speakers for fifth annual event

TEDxFIU announces speakers for fifth annual event

Eight speakers will introduce their unexpected discoveries this November at the biggest TEDxFIU to date. The event has moved from […]

Aedes aegypti can spread  the Zika virus

The time for spraying is over in fight against Zika, professor says

Biologist Matthew DeGennaro conducts research on mosquito behavior with FIU’s Biomolecular Sciences Institute. He hopes to uncover information that will someday lead […]

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FIU professors help fight Zika, inform the public

FIU professors help fight Zika, inform the public

In July, when South Florida became the first place in the U.S. to report locally transmitted Zika cases, the eyes […]

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How to protect yourself from Zika

How to protect yourself from Zika

Seventeen people in Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties have been infected with the Zika virus by local mosquitoes, according to health […]

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