Biomedical Sciences BS

  • January 9, 2023

    four esports students posing like an album cover.

    Building an esports community

    Hundreds of millions of people around the globe are engaging in electronic sports, called esports. It’s a billion dollar industry, where fans watch as their favorite professional and amateur players take each other on in some of the most popular video games. Since starting an esports club in 2016, RIT has become one of the nation’s largest and best collegiate esports programs.

  • December 13, 2022

    graphic with a photo of a person on a balcony on a red background.

    Bridging two worlds 

    The University of Minnesota's School of Dentistry features Alex Tabatabai ’19 (biomedical sciences).

  • April 11, 2022

    student holding up his hand as if taking an oath in a mock trial.

    Science and law class culminates in mock trial

    The course Honors Science and the Law: Biological, Ethical and Legal Perspectives emphasizes how science permeates the profession of law and concludes with a mock trial, giving students the opportunity to use scientific evidence like cell phone triangulation, medical assessments, and crash reconstruction in the context of a real case.

  • April 4, 2022

    Maduka Gunasinghe, biomedical sciences student.

    Biomedical sciences major Maduka Gunasinghe wins RIT public service award

    For RIT biomedical sciences major Maduka Gunasinghe, compassion for others is a gift he shares freely and community service is the expression of his character. RIT has recognized his commitment to other people’s well-being with a Bruce R. James Distinguished Public Service Award. He will receive the award at a ceremony on April 5.

  • March 28, 2022

    professor and students watching another student use a pipette.

    RIT scientist receives NIH grant to study viruses with potential to treat prostate cancer

    The National Institutes of Health are funding RIT scientists to explore vesicular stomatitis virus’s (VSV) potential for treating prostate cancer. Associate Professor Maureen Ferran from the Thomas H. Gosnell School of Life Sciences secured a three-year, $451,718 Research Enhancement Award (R15) grant from the NIH to investigate prostate cancer cells’ susceptibility to the virus.