Vol. 5, Issue 3
March 20 19

Nobel Laureate Kurt Wüthrich to Present Lecture
You're invited to attend a very special lecture  by Nobel Laureate Kurt Wüthrich on Monday, April 1, 2019, followed by a reception with light hors d'oeuvres. If you are unable to attend, a video-recording of the lecture will be available on April 2. This lecture is sponsored by the Dr. Homer C. & Dr. Emily Davis Weed Endowment.

You're Invited to a Celebration of Life of Dr. Henry K. Hall, Jr.
The family of the late Hank Hall cordially invites you to join them on Saturday, April 13 from 2-5 pm in the Kachina Lounge in the UA Memorial Student Union as they celebrate his life.

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You're Invited to a CBC Alumni Dinner in Orlando
Whether you live in the Orlando area or are attending the EB/ASBMB national meeting, you and your spouse/significant other are invited to attend an alumni dinner on Sunday,  April 7.

Photo credit: Rick Wiley/Arizona Daily Star
Chemistry Club Serves Flash-Frozen Lemonade
CBC students Sara Lee Jones (left) and Cady Flohrschutz from the UA's Chemistry Club hand out samples of lemonade they flash froze using liquid nitrogen at the 2019 Tucson Festival of Books.

Congratulations to the 2019 BECUR Winners
CBC is pleased to announce that 9 students received awards at the 2019 Biological, Engineering, and Chemical Undergraduate  Research Conference held  March 16.

Lindsey Holmen Selected as March Student of the Month
Lindsey Holmen was nominated by Nathan Rundhaug for the Outstanding Student of the Month Award.

Arizona Society for Coatings Technology Announces 2019 Scholars
Congratulations to Keelee McCleary-Petersen and Tobias Kochenderfer, who have been awarded scholarships from the Arizona Society for Coatings Technology.

Alumni News

Miyant'e Newton  (BS in Biochemistry, 2014) 
I am currently a third year medical student studying in New York. I am hoping to apply to residency for Emergency Medicine next Fall. In my spare time I have been working with various groups to tutor under-served elementary school students as well as promote academic medicine to current medical students. I am looking forward to seeing where the next step in my journey will take me!
Cyf Ramos-Col ón
 (BS in Chemistry, 2011)  
After graduating with a PhD in Pharmaceutical Sciences from the UofA College of Pharmacy, I joined Gyros Protein Technologies in Tucson, which sells and manufactures automated solutions for peptide synthesis. Here, I've been able to do research into automated peptide synthesis methods of simple and complex peptides, supporting customers and the sales team and also presenting at conferences and webinars worldwide.