Making science accessible


Whether sponsoring, participating in, or promoting local and state science fairs, events, and other community-wide programs, BIO5 staff, students, and faculty are dedicated to the importance of science education and outreach efforts that encourage an interest in the biosciences.

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Inspiring future scientists

KEYS Internship Program

KEYS provides unique research internships to excelling Arizona high school students from diverse backgrounds.

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Promoting knowledge

BIO5 Distinguished Scholar Lectures

BIO5 welcomes world-renowned researchers from other universties to share their work with  UA faculty and students.

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Igniting interest in science

Science City

Science City at the Tucson Festival of Books combines engaging hands-on activities, lectures, tours, and shows that allow visitors of all ages to experience the connection between our daily lives and advances in research being done right here at the UA.

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Cultivating STEM learning

Future Scientists

BIO5 partners with school districts to identify future scientists, mathematicians, and engineers.

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Bringing academia and industry together

BIO5 Summer Industry Internships

BIO5 helps UA undergraduate and graduate students secure summer internships in the regional biotechnology industry.

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