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FIU Research Group develops novel method to identify anticancer drugs.


Nicole Alonso and Roboan Guillen, two undergraduate students in Dr. Leng’s research group, have recently invented an innovative method to screen anticancer drugs targeting protein-DNA and protein-RNA interactions in a high throughput format.

Applications for the M & M Scholarship are being accepted.


The deadline to submit your application to the Zaida C. Morales-Martinez and Howard E. Moore Chemistry Award is approaching fast. Please submit today.

Community Foundation of Broward awards $125,000 2-yr grant to BSI faculty research group


A collaborative team of FIU professors from the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, and the College of Medicine’s Department of Cellular Biology and Pharmacology, will explore new leads for drug treatments of prostate cancer through research in cancer biology,

Upcoming Events

Graduate Seminar on Friday, Februrary 27 at 11am

02/27/2015 11:00 AM

Dr. Gregory Tew, of the University of Massachusetts Amherst, will visit FIU to present a seminar entitled “Designing Polymers that Mimic Proteins: From Advanced Materials to Biology.”

Graduate Seminar on Friday, March 6 at 11am

03/06/2015 11:00 AM

Dr. Chia-Ching Chang, of Taiwan National Chiao Tung University, will visit FIU to present a seminar entitled, "Ni-DNA based memristive system development and characterization."

Graduate Seminar on Friday, March 20 at 11am

03/20/2015 11:00 AM

Dr. Edward Furlong, of the U.S. Geological Survey, will visit FIU to present a seminar entitled, "Contaminants of Emerging Concern: Quantifying Transport, Fate, Exposure, and Effects."

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