• Tresor O. Mukiza Student Highlight

    Tresor Mukiza

    Tresor is a Ph.D. Student in his 5th year in the Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Department in the laboratory of Dr. Wayne Wahls. He has a B.A. in Biology with a Chemistry minor from Hendrix College. Research Interest Statement The wrong number of chromosomes, called aneuploidy, is the leading cause of spontaneous pregnancy loss, intellectual…

  • Graduate Student Explores Potential of Handheld DNA/RNA Sequencers in Outbreaks

    Duah Alkam

    By Amy Widner  Imagine there’s an outbreak of an infectious disease. Could health officials on the ground harness the power of new handheld DNA and RNA sequencers to monitor outbreaks in real-time and quickly contain them? This question lies at the heart of research published in the journal Infection, Genetics and Evolution by UAMS Biochemistry and Molecular…

  • Eugene Nyamugenda Student Highlight

    Eugene Nyamugenda

    Eugene is a Ph.D. Student in his 5th year in the Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Department in the laboratory of Dr. Giulia Baldini. He has a B.A. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from Hendrix College. Research Interest Statement The hypothalamus plays a central role in maintaining healthy energy homeostasis. The arcuate nucleus (ARC) of the…

  • Brian Koss Receives Prestigious NCI Fellowship

    Brian Koss

    Brian Koss has received a fellowship from the National Cancer Institute to support his melanoma research. Susan Van Dusen March 6, 2019 | A prestigious fellowship from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) will allow UAMS Graduate School student Brian Koss to advance his melanoma research. The Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award for Individual Predoctoral Fellows…