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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MSP wins 10 awards at the AAAS 2021 Virtual Conference!

10 UCI undergraduates participating in the School of Biological Sciences Minority Science Programs (MSP) received awards for their research presentations at the 2021 Virtual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Sciences (AAAS). The AAAS is the world’s largest general scientific society. The research competition is open to undergraduate and graduate students from…

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Sigma Xi 2020 winners!

Five MSP students received awards at the 2020 Sigma Xi Virtual conference. One of them conducted remote research at the University of Pennsylvania and the others conducted remote research at the University of California, Irvine. All of them are UCI undergraduates. The following list includes the name of the MSP student that received the award (first…

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MSP wins 10 awards at the AAAS 2021 Virtual Conference!

10 MSP students won awards at the 2020 ABRCMS Virtual Conference. ABRCMS attracts approximately 2,300 undergraduate and postbaccalaureate students from over 350 U.S. colleges and universities. The following list includes the name of the MSP student that received the award (first author of the poster), the name of co-authors and principal investigator (last author), research…

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Congratulations to the MSP Class of 2020!!

Kevin Aguirre Kevin was an IMSD and MARC Scholar and will be starting his PhD Program in the Fall at Stanford University! He has presented his research at several national conferences including ABRCMS and AAAS.   Alyssa Carrillo Alyssa was an IMSD and MARC Scholar and will be starting her PhD Program in the Fall…

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(From left to right) Mario Rodriguez, Sarah Najera, Alexis Guerra, Melissa Emami Two MSP students received awards at the 2019 Sigma Xi conference in Madison, Wisconsin. One of them conducted their research at UCIand the other conducted their research during the summer at UCSF. All of them are UCI undergraduates. The following list includes the name…

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MSP brings home 18 awards at the 2019 ABRCMS conference!

MSP Participants 2019 18 MSP students won awards at the 2019 ABRCMS conference in Anaheim, CA. ABRCMS attracts approximately 2,300 undergraduate and postbaccalaureate students from over 350 U.S. colleges and universities. The following list includes the name of the MSP student that received the award (first author of the poster), the name of co-authors and…

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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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