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Research at USciences
The faculty and students of USciences engage in pioneering research spanning basic sciences such as biology, chemistry, nanotechnology, pharmaceutical sciences and physics to socio-behavioral, applied and clinical research. Our research efforts are an extension of the unique academic focus of USciences, to deliver life-saving insights into the causes and cures of chronic illnesses, and continuously improve our health care system.
USciences students work side-by-side with stellar faculty as early as their first year. Our 100 state-of-the-art labs are dedicated to hands-on student learning and meaningful scientific discovery. Award-winning USciences faculty share their expertise and research methods with students in critical fields like cancer biology, health psychology, pharmaceutical chemistry, medical technology, and more.
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Fruit Fly Research Possible Key to Understanding Alzheimer's and Degenerative Diseases
July 16, 2019
What if someone told you fruit flies could be the answer to understanding and treating degenerative diseases? Thanks to a new grant from the National Institute of Health, Maggie Pearce PhD, assistant professor of biology and neuroscience, is leading a new study to find that data using the tiny insects.
Biochemistry Student Gains Experience at Coveted Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Internship
July 16, 2019
Chosen as one of eighteen undergraduates from among more than 850 applicants, Blake Nelson BC'20 is gaining hands-on experience at the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, where eight Nobel laureates have contributed to major discoveries in science.
Faculty Research: Climate Change Linked to Rise In Bacterial Infections
June 24, 2019
A new study of patient cases presenting with a deadly Vibrio vulnificus bacteria, suggests climate change and warming waters may be the cause of an increased number of infections in areas not previously impacted.
Under the Microscope: Taking a Closer Look at USciences Faculty Research
May 16, 2019
A Q&A with faculty researchers to gain insight into the passion behind their fields of interest.
USciences Professor Tapped by Sultanate of Oman to Explore Bacterial Resistance
May 06, 2019
On the front line of the fight against resistant infections in the Sultanate of Oman is Islam Ghazi PharmD, assistant professor of clinical pharmacy. Dr. Ghazi was selected to help the Sultanate of Oman for this international stewardship project with the country's ministry of health.
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