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 UNCW student, Alyssa Casillas, presenting at the Duke/UNC SLAM DUNC conference at UNC Pembroke

UNCP hosts Duke-UNC Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center’s annual symposium

May 24, 2023
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UNC Pembroke hosted the Symposium for Learning about Alzheimer’s disease-related Medical research at Duke and UNC (SLAM-DUNC) on May 18-19.

Undergraduate researchers and COMPASS Director Dr. Maria Santisteban (4th from left)

PURC symposium hosts record number of presentations

May 19, 2023
| Biology

More than 90 presentations were displayed during the 17th Annual Pembroke Undergraduate Research and Creativity (PURC) Symposium.

Dr. Bryan Sales (left) and Roger Godwin

Bryan Sales wins Community Partner of the Year Award

May 13, 2023
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Ever since joining the Biology faculty four years ago, Dr. Bryan Sales has been doing a lot of growing -- plants, mentorships, collaborations, and partnerships.

Nia Brown is shown presenting her research during the 2023 UNCP PURC symposium

Biology students win awards at NC-LSAMP conference

April 29, 2023
| Biology

Three UNCP Biology students won competitive research awards during the annual conference of the North Carolina - Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (NC-LSAMP).

Dr. Nico Negrin Pereira (standing second from left) and his research team

Bull Fertility Research in the Biology Department at UNCP

April 28, 2023
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The early Friday morning found us this time at Mr. Arrin Baker and son Aaron’s farm in Robeson County. The objective was to castrate a group of four-month-old bull calves as part of a series of research projects on beef bull fertility. The projects, led by Dr.

Blossom (Chinemerem) Edoh

Blossom Edoh accepted to Duke University’s clinical research gap program

April 23, 2023
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Senior Biology student Blossom (Chinemerem) Edoh will be heading to Duke University shortly after the conclusion of the spring semester.

Sydney Allen (right) at the ASB conference

Biology students present research at regional science conference

April 22, 2023
| Biology

Four UNC Pembroke undergraduates presented research posters during a regional conference -- the 84th Annual Meeting of the Association of Southeastern Biologists (ASB).


UNCP to host SLAM-DUNC 2023 Conference

March 26, 2023
| Biology

As part of North Carolina’s dedication to Alzheimer’s disease research, the Duke-UNC ADRC (

Dr. Stephanie Kamel associate professor UNC Wilmington (far left), Dr. Thomas Williamson Yousry Sayed Distinguished Professor in Pharmaceutical Sciences, UNCW, UNCP Chancellor Robin Gary Cummings, Dr. Stephen Kinsey, UNCW professor, Dr. Michael Almeida and Dr. Ben Bahr

Biomedical scientist completes doctoral research at UNCP

March 15, 2023
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Michael Almeida’s groundbreaking work at the Biotechnology Research and Training Center at UNC Pembroke is further amplifying the university’s advances in Alzheimer’s research.

Faculty mentors for the Kids in the Garden Program (left to right): Drs. Rita Hagevik, Kaitlin Campbell, and Martin Farley

Hagevik, Campbell and Farley are featured in Brave Minutes podcast

February 25, 2023
| Biology

Biology professors Rita Hagevik and Kaitlin Campbell and Geology professor Martin Farley talk about their Kids in the Garden Program during a 30 Brave Minutes podcast.