Dear colleagues, It is my pleasure to invite you to join us for the Minority Science Programs (MSP) Annual Symposium, which will take place Monday September 20, 2021 through Wednesday September 22, 2021 over Zoom. The Symposium is hosted by the MSP Program Leaders, Dr. Luis Mota-Bravo and Dr. Marlene de la Cruz. The MSP’s…

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AAAS 2019 Winner!

Luis Cantu, a UCI undergraduate participating in the School of Biological Sciences Minority Science Programs (MSP) received an award for his research presentation at the poster competition of the 2019 annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Sciences (AAAS) in Washington, D.C. The AAAS is the world’s largest general scientific society. The…

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Group Photo of Sigma Xi 2018 winners

Three MSP students received awards at the 2018 Sigma Xi conference in Burlingame, CA. One of them conducted their research at UCI and the other two conducted their research during the summer at Stanford University and Dartmouth College. All of them are UCI undergraduates. The following list includes the name of the MSP student that…

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Three UCI undergraduates participating in the School of Biological Sciences Minority Science Programs (MSP) received awards for their research presentations at the poster competition of the 2018 annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Sciences (AAAS) in Austin TX. The AAAS is the world’s largest general scientific society. The research poster competition…

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MSP National Science Foundation (NSF) Undergraduate Winner!

An MSP undergraduate student, Lynnette Jackson, received the National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship (GRFP) Award. This award is one of the most competitive and prestigious awards given to student researchers. The NSF GRFP recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students in NSF-supported science, technology, engineering, and mathematics disciplines. The award also supports students who are…

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Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS) Winners 2017

  Eight MSP students won awards at the 2017 ABRCMS conference in Phoenix, AZ. All of them conducted their research at UCI. ABRCMS attracts approximately 2,150 undergraduate and postbaccalaureate students from over 350 U.S. colleges and universities. Winners included seven UCI undergraduates and one community college student. The following list includes the name of the…

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Sigma Xi 2017 winners

  Four MSP students received awards at the 2017 Sigma Xi conference in Raleigh, NC. Two of them conducted their research at UCI and the other two conducted their research during the summer at UCSF and Dartmouth College. All of them are UCI undergraduates. The following list includes the name of the MSP student that received…

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This year the MSP sent students to Ph.D. schools including Yale, Stanford, UC Berkeley and many more top institutions.  The MSP hosted their yearly Senior Panel Seminar to educate continuing MSP Scholars on the undergraduate research experiences of the graduating MSP Seniors. The graduating students were asked to present some advice and tips on the…

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