Scientists and Policy Makers To Meet at Campus ISGP Conference; UC Students Play Key Role in Debates

ISGP

Science and policy will converge at Ursinus College April 11 and 12 at the Institute on Science for Global Policy (ISGP) conference on Emerging and Persistent Infectious Diseases: Focus on Pandemic Preparedness. At the conference, scientists will clarify scientific and technical understanding for those who are charged with, or who directly influence policy decisions. Read More»


Fulbright Combines Passion for Science and Spanish

Danielle Miller 2014

Danielle Miller 2014 will combine her passion for science and for Spanish as a Fulbright research grant recipient in Spain next year. She will conduct biomedical research in “Solid-phase synthesis and NMR characterization of microcin J25 and analogues” at the Institute for Research in Biomedicine at the Barcelona Science Park. Read More»


Biochemistry Students Help Brownie Troop Learn About Science

BCMB Students

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (BCMB) students recently volunteered their time to help some local Brownie Scouts earn their scientist badge.  The students are all members of the Ursinus Undergraduate Affiliate Network of the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB). Read More»


Biology Researches the Ugly Sweater

uglysweaters

Biology and BCMB independent research students (from first-year students performing 1-credit research to seniors performing their honors research) took a short study break and celebrated the holidays with the biology faculty at an Ugly Sweater Party. Read More»


Dr. Popescu Gets NSF Grant for Mössbauer Work

Codrina Popescu

Dr. Codrina V. Popescu, Associate Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry, received continuing funding from the National Science Foundation for her interdisciplinary projects in Mössbauer spectroscopy of iron proteins.  This new award is funded by the Chemistry of Life Processes Program in the Chemistry Division and the Molecular Biophysics program in the Division of Molecular and Cellular Biosciences (MCB).  Read More»