Biomedical Sciences BS
January 9, 2023
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
Bridging two worlds
The University of Minnesota's School of Dentistry features Alex Tabatabai ’19 (biomedical sciences).
October 27, 2022
RIT students assist local community with EUREKA! workshop
Thirty-two students from a variety of majors used their design-thinking skills to solve hiring and retention challenges faced by local nonprofit CP Rochester.
August 9, 2022
College of Health Sciences and Technology adopts new organizational structure
RIT’s College of Health Sciences and Technology is preparing for significant growth with a new streamlined organizational structure. The move clarifies direct reporting and aligns the college with the university’s model of grouping programs under departments.
June 7, 2022
RIT team wins Royal Society of Chemistry’s Inclusion and Diversity Prize
A team at RIT has been named the winner of the Royal Society of Chemistry’s Inclusion and Diversity Prize, which celebrates those who strive to improve access to the chemical sciences and progression for all.
June 3, 2022
Nutrition and dietetics majors study Mediterranean diet in Greece this summer
Zoraa Victor, a fourth-year student in the dietetics and nutrition BS program in the Wegmans School of Health and Nutrition, will spend six weeks studying the plant-based Mediterranean diet at Perrotis College in Thessaloniki, the second largest city in Greece.
April 26, 2022
RIT prepares graduates for advanced degrees
Many RIT students' experiences as undergraduates have helped them get into top graduate degree programs.
April 26, 2022
Community service informs career paths for graduating students
From pandemic response to rebuilding after natural disasters, RIT students will draw upon their foundation of community service in their careers after graduation.
April 11, 2022
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
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
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.
March 8, 2022
Global Health Association holds donation drive for Ukraine with InterVol
RIT and the Global Health Association @ RIT are partnering with humanitarian organization InterVol in an urgent donation drive to aid the people of Ukraine affected by the Russian invasion. InterVol’s Ukraine Relief campaign is accepting donations through Thursday, March 10.