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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.

Superbugs have a new foe


The National Institutes of Health awarded FIU researchers nearly $2 million to study how targeting bacterial DNA can be used to kill antibiotic-resistant superbugs.

Upcoming Events

Dr. Laura Finzi of Emory College will host a lecture

03/30/2018 01:30 PM

Dr. Laura Finzi from Emory College will host a lecture. Her research interests are single-molecule biophysics of transcriptional regulation.

IMS-MS as a means of revealing new states during the melting of proteins

04/13/2018 12:00 PM

Dr. David Clemmer, Distinguished Professor from Indiana University Bloomington, will host a lecture.

Lunch and Q&A's with International Expert on Skin, Aging & Mitochondria

05/29/2018 12:00 PM

Dr. Mark Birch-Machin from Newcastle University Institute of Cellular Medicine will host a lecture. His research group focuses on the response of human skin to ultraviolet radiation particularly within the context of skin aging and cancer, particularly involving the role of mitochondria.

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Biochemistry Ph.D. Program
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Miami, FL 33199

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