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Congratulations to Drs. Rein and Liu for being awarded an NOAA Grant


Professor Kelly Rein (PI) and Professor Yuan Liu (Co-PI) have been awarded a $428K grant from the NOAA National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science (NCCOS) Competitive Research Program. Their project is entitled: "An Intervention for Brevetoxin Induced Oxidative Stress" in collaboration with Mote Marine Lab in Sarasota.

Graduate researchers patent quick test for cocaine


FIU biochemistry students and their professor, Yi Xiao, have patented a series of new tests that can quickly, accurately and cost-effectively confirm the presence of cocaine.

Patent invention could stop cancer in its tracks


BSI researcher and faculty member, Dr. Yuan Liu, was recently granted a U.S. Patent for her invention of a high throughput measurement of DNA base lesion repair capacity in human cell and tissue.

Upcoming Events

Mycobacteria: TB and not TB

09/12/2018 03:00 PM

Dr. Rashmi Gupta, Research Associate, Burnett School of Biomedical Sciences, University of Central Florida, will be giving a talk. Dr. Gupta is visiting FIU as an AFN-WISE awardee to conduct research seminar, develop collaborations, and build networks. She is developing her research in pathogenesis, drug resistance, drug screening and drug discovery for respiratory pathogens including Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Mycobacterium tuberculosis and Mycobacterium abscessus.

Scripps Florida HTS & Strategies for the Discovery & Advancement of Small Molecule Drug-like Leads

09/21/2018 12:00 PM

Dr. Louis Scampavia and Dr. Timothy Spicer, co-Directors, Scripps Research Molecular Screening Center, will give a talk. The Molecular Screening Facility at Scripps Research Florida has a state-of-the-art HTS operation to support both intramural and extramural HTS needs.

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