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UB AAPS Student Chapter

The UB-AAPS Student Chapter is comprised of undergraduate and graduate students and postdoctoral fellows.

The mission of the UB-AAPS Student Chapter is to introduce students to the benefits of AAPS membership, examine contemporary issues related to pharmaceutical research through seminars and symposia, and to increase awareness and prepare students for the various employment opportunities that exist in the pharmaceutical sciences.

What is AAPS?

The American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS) is a professional, scientific organization of approximately 10,000 members employed in academia, industry, government, and other research institutes worldwide. Founded in 1986, AAPS advances the capacity of pharmaceutical scientists to develop products and therapies that improve global health.

2015-2016 Events

  • September 2015
    • Department Welcome Picnic
    • Student Body Elections
    • Luncheon with seminar speakers: Dr. Danielle Benoit (9/17/15), Dr. Michael King (9/24/15), and Dr. Lakshmi Kotra (9/24/15)
    • 25th Annual Linda Yalem Safety Run
  • October 2015
    • Fall hike
    • Annual Halloween Event- Pumpkin Carving
    • Luncheon with Gerhard Levy Distinguished Lecturer Dr. Brian Houston
  • November 2015
    • AAPS PPDM speaker TBA
  • December 2015
    • Holiday event- Ugly Sweater Contest and Cookie Contest
  • January/February 2016
    • Winter event- Snow Tubing/Ice Skating
  • March 2016
    • Food Drive
    • International Potluck
  • April 2016
    • UB Graduate Student Alumni Symposium with guest UB Pharmaceutical Sciences alumnus
    • Bowling
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