John Jewett Earns NSF Career Grant
Story by Emily Litvack/Office for Research & Discovery
CBC Assistant Professor John Jewett is one of three UA researchers who have earned NSF CAREER Grants, the agency's most prestigious honor for junior faculty members who exemplify the role of teacher-scholars through outstanding... Read More
BLASTOFF! 2016 Lets Middle School Students Get Hands On with Science
After 32 years of service to the Department and the University, Jim Hazzard is retiring. We wished him well at a potluck lunch on May 23, 2016. Although he'll be retired, he'll be around helping with Outreach Activities this fall.
Happy Trails, Jim!
The Charest lab investigates the molecular mechanisms implicated in the intracellular transduction of chemoattractant signals that guide the migration of cells, a process crucial to normal physiology but also involved in diseases such as cancer metastasis.
2015 UA graduate with bachelor of science degree in biochemistry, and minor in Spanish; 2016 graduate of the UA College of Medicine - Tucson Pre-Medical Admissions Pathway program; now entering College of Medicine - Tucson Class of 2020.
"I grew up in Tucson, and I've seen first-hand some of the challenges that minorities sometimes face, especially if they don't speak English and are very low-income. I feel I can make a difference as a doctor."