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Featured Upcoming Events

Defense :: An-Chieh Feng (IMMP)

January 26, 20212:00 pm / 4:00 pm
Featured / Research

Title: “Highly Selective Roles of Key Transcription Factors in Genome-Wide Nucleosome Remodeling in Activated Macrophages"



Plan Your STEM Career Using MyIDP

January 27, 202112:00 pm / 1:00 pm
Featured / Professional Skills

This is a weekly workshop.  Dates and topics include: 

  • 1/20:  Introducing MyIDP - How Your Interests ...


Failing Forward: Leveraging failure in your job search

January 28, 20215:00 pm / 6:30 pm
Featured / Professional Skills




IBLAQ Bioscience Alliance – 2021 Check-In/Happy Hour

January 29, 20215:00 pm / 7:00 pm
Featured / Social

Indigenous/Black/Latinx/Asian/Queer Bioscience Alliance

Join us for the first IBLAQ Happy Hour Check-In of 2021 with DJ Sabor En ...


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Home Areas are designed to unite students and faculty in cohesive groups organized by research focus, while also allowing first-year students to rotate in laboratories outside the Home Area...