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Submitted by aedowd on Tue, 08/13/2013 - 4:25pm

Four University of Calgary students, including two of our BHSc graduates, are at the heart (or brain!) of a unique collaboration with nationally acclaimed science communicator Jay Ingram and his music band, the Free Radicals. This ambitious project merges high-end computer graphics and games with health and life sciences

A group of BHSc students has just wrapped up a series of molecular biology and bioinformatics workshops in Nicaragua using a ‘train the trainer’ model.  BHSc students travelled to Nicaragua to train 24 local professionals in common lab techniques in an effort to increase Nicaragua’s capacity in clinical investigation and diagnostics.  Their efforts were highlighted in a local article.

Samantha Cheuk, a 2014 Bachelor of Health Sciences graduate and assistant for the ucalgarycares program, speaks about the valuable learning experiences she will gain during her three week stay in Namibia in July.

This summer, Michelle Au, a third year biomedical science major, is using her Markin Undergraduate Student Research Program (USRP) studentship to combine her interest in music and medicine.

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