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Students from Puerto Rico receive support to conduct research in BSI lab

Students from Puerto Rico receive support to conduct research in BSI lab

After Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico in 2017, two former undergraduate students from the University of Puerto Rico, Sarah Colon […]

First ever CASE 3MT competition

First ever CASE 3MT competition

First developed by the University of Queensland in 2008, the Three Minute Thesis competition (3MT®) challenges students to communicate the […]

Simulating oil spills in the lab

Simulating oil spills in the lab

Dr. Piero Gardinali, professor within the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, shares on the Academic Minute how oil spills can be […]

BSI-mentored researchers awarded grants

BSI-mentored researchers awarded grants

Graduate student and PhD candidate, Sana Nasim, and postdoctoral fellow, Dr. Hooi Hooi Ng, mentored by Biomolecular Sciences Institute faculty […]

Forensic Science Masters program rated 4th in top ten, 1st in real world training

Forensic Science Masters program rated 4th in top ten, 1st in real world training

According to OnlineMasters.com, FIU was selected as one of the Best Online Master’s in Forensic Science Programs in the country for 2019. FIU’s […]

New U.S. patents awarded for inventions by biomolecular faculty members

New U.S. patents awarded for inventions by biomolecular faculty members

Three new patents were issued to FIU for inventions developed by faculty members in the Biomolecular Sciences Institute including Irina Agoulnik, Alexander […]

Red Tide spikes manatee fatalities

Red Tide spikes manatee fatalities

Recently, there has been an estimated 100 manatee fatalities due to the lingering toxic algae known as Red Tide. With […]

Hands-on forensic science course celebrates 20-year history

Hands-on forensic science course celebrates 20-year history

As the former chair of the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry in 1998, Provost Kenneth G. Furton introduced one of his […]

How a technique is used to extract pesticides from wine

How a technique is used to extract pesticides from wine

Postdoctoral Associate, Abuzar Kabir, developed an extraction technique called, Fabric Phase Sorptive Extraction (FPSE), to try to solve some of the […]

Leonardo Acuna: From helicopter mechanic to biochemist

Leonardo Acuna: From helicopter mechanic to biochemist

Becoming a biochemist might seem like an unexpected next step for a helicopter mechanic, but for Leonardo Acuna, the first […]