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For the Community

Arizona taxpayers like you are what make the work we do at the BIO5 Institute possible, and we want to share our discoveries with you!

We invite members of the community to take a peek inside our laboratories at the Thomas W. Keating Bioresearch Building on the University of Arizona campus during our annual open house or by scheduling a guided tour. School groups and science aficionados are welcome, too. We also host public events, such as Women in STEM panel discussions and the Ignite Science roundtable, throughout the year. Come on in and see what’s new!

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Tours and Events

Visit the BIO5 Building

Ever wonder what really goes on in research laboratories? Tour our innovation labs and speak with researchers about the work they’re doing to improve health and life in Arizona and beyond. Student groups welcome.

Visit Us Virtually

Can’t make it to our labs in person? You can still get an idea of what the BIO5 Institute looks like by taking a virtual tour. See our state-of-the-art equipment and meet some of our research assistants.

Community Events

BIO5 hosts numerous of events throughout the year — from science talks and symposiums to roundtable discussions and research updates — many of which are open to the public. Be sure to mark your calendar for our annual open house, which takes place each April.

Science Talks Podcast

Hear BIO5 scientists, physicians, engineers and computational researchers talk about the discoveries they’re making and the projects they’re working on to improve health for all in the 21st century and beyond.

Know a High Schooler Who Loves Science?

BIO5 offers a one-of-a-kind summer internship program for high schoolers interested in careers in the biosciences. For seven weeks students work alongside top Arizona researchers on initiatives addressing real-world problems, gaining exposure and hands-on experience.

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