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January

Students from Mater Academy Middle School visited International Forensic Research Institute (IFRI), Biomolecular Sciences Institute (BSI) and other biology and chemistry labs at FIU.

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Congratulations to Dr. Francisco Fernandez-Lima receiving a five year “CAREER: Development of gas-phase, post-ionization structural tools for the study of DNA-protein complexes” educational and research award.

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Sandy Skelaney, director of the Center for Women’s and Gender Studies Initiative for Gender Violence Prevention helped as part of the Women's Rally's executive planning committee.

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Dr. Raul Gonzalez comments on marijuana and it's use in science.

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The Center for Women's and Gender Studies took part in the largest inaugural protest in US history, the Women's March, on January 21st.

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FIU psychology professor Lindsay Malloy publishes her story on CNN regarding her false positive Zika test while pregnant with her second child.

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Congratulations to Dr. Bethany Reeb-Sutherland for receiving the 2017 International Society for Developmental Psychobiology Award!

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Dr. Matthew DeGennaro is leading the FIU research team within the newly formed Southeast Regional Center of Excellence in Vector-Borne Disease.

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Calling all chemistry students! Be sure to check out all the opportunities that are available for you this semester.

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Congratulations to Alexandra Rodzinski, and her mentors, BSI professors Drs. Sakhrat Khizroev, Alexander Agoulnik, and Jeremy Chambers on this milestone accomplishment!

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Legal psychologist Lindsay Malloy discusses her research in FIU News Editors' Picks for favorite stories of 2016!

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February

FIU psychologist Lisa Arango shares the best way to survive and thrive through a transition into parenthood.

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Summer camp programs are open for registration! To learn more about CCF's summer programs, click above.

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Dr. Yuk-Ching Tse-Dinh has been appointed to serve on the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Partnerships for Countermeasures Against Select Pathogens Therapeutics, Immunotherapeutics, and Vaccines review panel.

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Psychology professor Jon Comer’s research group cited in the Wall Street Journal.

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The City of Miami Beach is offering yet another round of paid internships for our CASE students! They are committed to providing meaningful, impactful and excellent experiences to their interns.

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This award gives scientists from the College of Arts, Sciences & Education the ability to focus on projects that will halt or reduce the transmission and impact of Zika. The Biomolecular Sciences Institute will receive $1.4M from the CDC and the Florida Department of Health to research the spread of Zika and other mosquito-borne illnesses, and will be led by Dr. Matthew DeGennaro.

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The Biomolecular Sciences Institute (BSI) has received funding from the the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Florida Department of Health to combat the Zika virus.

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Scholarship alert! It's that time of year, make sure to get your scholarship applications in by the March 1st deadline. To see if you qualify for any SISH scholarship awards, please click on the link above.

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March

Congratulations to Haixiang Yu, student in the Biochemistry Ph.D. Program, for winning the UGS Provost Award for Graduate Student Outstanding Paper or Manuscript in STEM.

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IFRI is pleased to announce the first call for abstracts for the 6th Annual IFRI Symposium. You are invited to submit an abstract for an oral or poster presentation. Deadline to submit is April 14th.

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Congratulations to Dr. Reeb-Sutherland on receiving the Provost’s Outstanding Graduate Mentorship Award!

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The most common mental disorder suffered by children is ADHD. The Center for Children and Families at FIU is committed to improving the lives of those affected by mental health problems, like ADHD.

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Congratulations to Myrna Soto and all the other FIU Panthers who made the list!

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The Center for Children and Families along with the STEM Transformation Institute were featured in the current issue of FIU Magazine as they explain what preeminent research programs are.

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SISH chemistry alumni Dr. Seth Crapp and I/O psychology alumni David Van Rooy will be honored at the 16th annual Torch Awards Gala on April 1.

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During the 2016's TEDxFIU Dr. Matthew DeGennaro spoke about his research to fight Zika. Click on the link above to watch his talk.

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Nearly 500 mental health professionals from all across the world recently convened in Miami for the Miami International Child & Adolescent Mental Health (MICAMH) Conference hosted by the FIU Center for Children and Families

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Dr. William E. Pelham, Jr. has been honored with the 2017 Distinguished Scientific Contributions to Clinical Psychology Award!

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Not only is Yesim Darici a scientist, she is also an advocate for women in science. This week, Darici received the In the Company of Women Science & Technology Award for her instrumental role in promoting diversity and new opportunities for women in the STEM fields.

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April

CCF professor Margaret Sibley is co-author of two studies and was recently interviewed for U.S. News online regarding her research on ADHD.

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Congratulations to the 2017 SISH Scholarship awardees in Chemistry, Astronomy and Physics! The awards will be presented on Thursday, May 4, 4-6pm, at the MARC Pavilion, , including the Fred Hoover Memorial Endowment Award, the Zaida Morales-Martinez & Howard E. Moore Chemistry Awards, and the Southern Cross Astronomical Society Awards.

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Astrophysicist and director of the Stocker AstroScience Center, Dr. James Webb, recently observed (with a UF colleague) a unique Blazar with the world's largest optical telescope, via the Stocker Center's "Starship" control room.

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A recent article in "IO Psychology: Perspectives on Science and Practice" ranked IO psychology professor Viswesvaran 13th in the country, as one of the most influential Industrial/Organizational Psychologists, according to textbook citations out of 8,603 authors! Viswesvaran placed ahead of colleagues from several Florida state universities.

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Finance major, Natasha Blanch discovered her passion for teaching while working at a math learning center. Now, she will earn both a degree in her major and a teaching certification.

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Dr. Eaton addressed the corps’ leaders and other officers on the dangers regarding the sharing of non-consensual pornography.

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FIU mathematics faculty Ada Monserrat, recently visited the Memorial Museum of Cosmonautics in Moscow, Russia. Click on the link above to read about her trip!

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Congratulations to our SISH alums David Van Rooy and Seth Crapp for being honored at the 16th Annual Torch Awards!

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Congratulations to the FIU Chemistry Club for being recognized at this year's American Chemical Society's national meeting for being an outstanding student chapter!

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Psychologist Bethany Reeb-Sutherland never lets anything get in the way of helping those who depend on her. Not even cancer.

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After being selected out of 240 applicants, BSI welcomes new faculty member, Dr. Jun Li. To learn more about Dr. Jun Li's research, click the link above.

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