Promising Alzheimer’s Research 5 June 2020

Promising Alzheimer’s Research

Join the MBBE Zoom seminar TODAY at 10:00 a.m.

Find out more about Alzheimer’s disease at a Zoom seminar sponsored by the Department of Molecular Bioscience and Bioengineering today! Dr. Can (Martin) Zhang will present “Therapeutic Development for Alzheimer’s Disease,” on Friday, June 5, at 10 a.m. via Zoom.

Brewing Up Clean Hands 29 April 2020

Brewing Up Clean Hands

Fermentation students tap GoFundMe to make more hand sanitizer

American ingenuity is alive and well—if you need proof, look no further than 3Rewery. The mock company was founded by CTAHR students with a simple goal: to create delicious alcoholic beverages, from Hawai‘i and for Hawai‘i. But it has responded to COVID-19 by putting its original plans on hold and instead shifting to the production of hand sanitizer.

Nurturing the Next Generation 29 April 2020

Nurturing the Next Generation

MBBE professor wins UHM mentoring award

Congratulations to Pratibha Nerurkar for winning the 2020 Faculty Award for Excellence in Mentoring Undergraduate Research and Creative Work! The Molecular Biosciences and Bioengineering Associate Professor was recognized by the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research (OVCR). She is one of only two UHM faculty each year who are honored with this award.

He’s Got It Covered 15 April 2020

He’s Got It Covered

Samir Khanal donates face masks to UH

When the COVID-19 epidemic hit Hawai‘i, Professor Samir Khanal of the Department of Molecular Biosciences and Bioengineering reached out to his friends and colleagues in Hong Kong, Mainland China, and Macao, asking them for face masks for a good cause. When they arrived, he generously donated them—all 1,000 masks!

Excellence in Research 7 April 2020

Excellence in Research

MBBE’s Dr. Qing Li is recognized for discoveries in crops, pesticides, and Alzheimer’s disease

Professor Qing Li, who has continually broken new ground in agricultural chemistry since joining CTAHR’s Department of Molecular Biosciences and Bioengineering in 1995, was awarded the 2020 UH Board of Regents’ Excellence in Research Award.


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