RISE (Research Initiative for Scientific Enhancement)
RISE (Research Initiative for Scientific Enhancement)

News and Events

RISE Cohort 7

The 7th Cohort of RISE Fellows for Spring 2013!

  • Jessica Brown, Chemistry major
  • Armando Corona, Chemistry major
  • Sarah Hafner, Biology and Chemistry major
  • Lloyd Mack, Environmental Science major
  • Mycah Sewell, Biology major
  • Jordan Smink, Biology major
  • Marsalis Smith, Biology major
  • Kristoffer Wild, Environmental Science major

Cohort7

Back Row: Jordan Smink, Jessica Brown, Marsalis Smith, Lloyd Mack, Mycah Sewell. Front Row: Kris Wild, Sarah Hafner, Armando Corona.
 
Writing the Scientific Abstract:

http://lilt.ilstu.edu/ewpeter/geo361/scientific%20abstracts.pdf

Scientific Papers & Writing – An Introduction

http://classweb.gmu.edu/biologyresources/writingguide/ScientificPaper.htm

Dr. Bahr's Presentation at SENS Conference on YouTube

Ben A. Bahr presentation at the 5th Strategies for Engineered Negligible Senescence (SENS) Conference: “Positive Lysosomal Modulation to Treat Age-Related Protein Accumulation Diseases (e.g. Alzheimer’s)”, Cambridge, United Kingdom.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AOKDMk50Mo0&feature=topics

Bahr Lab Publication with Undergraduate Co-Authors

Butler D, Hwang J, Estick C, Nishiyama A, Kumar SS, Baveghems C, Young-Oxendine HB, Wisniewski ML, Charalambides A, and Bahr BA (2011) Protective effects of positive lysosomal modulation in Alzheimer’s disease transgenic mouse models. PLoS One 6: e20501 PDF online at:

http://www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0020501

Patent in hand, UNCP scientist seeks treatment for Alzheimer’s

http://www.whiteville.com/patent-in-hand-uncp-scientist-seeks-treatment-for-alzheimer-s/article_9fe5966e-e552-11e1-915b-001a4bcf887a.html

 

MEETINGS & EVENTS

Below is a list of events and activities scheduled for Fellows to attend during the 2012-2013 Spring Semester:

 

RISE Meetings & Workshops

Date/Time/Loc Event
JANUARY  
Tue Jan 8, 5:45-6:45
Oxendine 2208
Weekly RISE Meeting
Jan 15-18 Individual Goals & Milestones Reviews
Tue Jan 15, 5:45-6:45 Oxendine 2208 Weekly RISE Meeting & Workshop: Applying for Summer Internships and Graduate Schools by Dr. Robert Poage
Tue Jan 22, 5:45-6:45 Oxendine 1254 Weekly RISE Meeting & Workshop: GRE PowerPrep (Practice Exam)
Tue Jan 29, 5:45-6:45 Oxendine 2246 Weekly RISE Meeting & Workshop: Creativity/Invention by Samuel Ikonne, Ph.D., UNC-Pembroke
FEBRUARY  
Tue Feb 5, 5:45-6:45 Oxendine 2208 Weekly RISE Meeting
Sat Feb 9, 4:00-6:30 Oxendine 1254 Workshop: Writing for the GRE with Dr. Richard Tapper
Tue Feb 12, 5:45-6:45 Oxendine 2246 Weekly RISE Meeting & Workshop: Research Ethics: Issues in Human Subjects Research by Anna Iltis, Ph.D., Wake Forest University
Tue Feb 19, 5:45-6:45 UNCP Library Room 203 Weekly RISE Meeting & Workshop: Literature Search Techniques with Mr. Robert Arndt
Tue Feb 26, 5:45-6:45 Oxendine 2208 Weekly RISE Meeting
MARCH  
Thu Mar 7, 5:45-6:45 Oxendine 2208 Weekly RISE Meeting: Presentation by Kris Wild on International Sea Turtle Conference
Mar 11-15 SPRING BREAK
Tue Mar 19, 5:45-6:45 Oxendine 2208 Weekly RISE Meeting & Workshop: Developing Poster Presentations with Dr. Poage
Fri Mar 22, 5:00 Business Etiquette Dinner at UC Annex
Thu Mar 28, 5:45-6:45 Oxendine 2208 Weekly RISE Meeting: Practice Presenting for Oral and Poster Sessions
APRIL  
Tue Apr 2, 5:45-6:45 Oxendine 2208 Weekly RISE Meeting: Practice for Poster Sessions (if needed; otherwise, no meeting)
Wed Apr 3
UC Annex
PURC Symposium
Fri/Sat Apr 5-6
Health Sciences Building
NCAS Annual Meeting
Tue Apr 9, 5:45-6:45 Weekly RISE Meeting & Workshop: X-Ray Crystallography and Surviving Your Summer Internship/Grad School with Dr. Krystle McLaughlin, UNC-SPIRE Fellow
Sat Apr 13, 1:00-4:00 Workshop: Critical Thinking with Dr. Richard Tapper
Tue Apr 16, 5:45-6:45 Weekly RISE Meeting and Workshop: Career Options Panel
Thu Apr 25, 5:45-6:45 Oxendine 2208 Weekly RISE Meeting

 

 

Seminars

Biology Seminar Series

Tuesdays 2-3pm during Spring semester, Oxendine 2246

 

Conferences

March 2013

Symposium for Young Neuroscientists And Professors of the SouthEast (SYNAPSE)

University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC

April 3, 2013

Pembroke Undergraduate Research Center (PURC) Symposium

UNC, Pembroke, NC

April 5-6, 2013

North Carolina Academy of Science (NCAS) www.ncacadsci.org

UNC, Pembroke, NC

August 2013

End-of-Summer Student Research & Creativity Presentation

UNC, Pembroke, NC

 

Important Dates

  • Application Deadline for RISE Fellowships: March 15, 2013
  • Orientation: TBA

 

 

Past Events:

 

 

UNCP RISE Program