Spit for Science Undergraduate Research Symposium
December 3, 2015
The S4S Undergraduate Research Symposium took place in the Forum Room of the Student Commons.
Spit for Science Newsletter Spring 2015
June 16, 2015
Volume 7 of the Spit for Science Newsletter is available!
College Behavioral and Emotional Health (COBE) Lunch Series featuring S4S Data - Dr. Vassileva
May 8, 2015
The last COBE Lunch series for Spring 2015 will be May 8, 2015 at 12pm on the Monroe Park campus! They will be held monthly and is open to all! Come join us to hear about Spit for Science analyses, about spin off projects, and from VCU faculty experts on behavioral and emotional health. See the Calendar of Events on COBE’s website (cobe.vcu.edu) for more details.
Spit for Science Spring 2015 Symposium
April 28, 2015
This year's Undergraduate Research Team presented preliminary results from the Spit for Science data.
VCU UROP: Spit for Science Posters
April 22, 2015
Spit for Science had a great representation at UROP!
College Behavioral and Emotional Health (COBE) Lunch Series featuring S4S Data - Dr. Acevedo
April 10, 2015
The COBE Lunches will be rotated between the campuses. Look for announcements to see if a session will be held near you!
College Behavioral and Emotional Health (COBE) Lunch Series featuring S4S Data - Dr. Webb
March 13, 2015
If you desire to present at the next COBE Lunch Series, contact the research team at firstname.lastname@example.org.
College Behavioral and Emotional Health (COBE) Lunch Series featuring S4S Data - Dr. Dick
February 13, 2015
These lunches are intended to further develop relationships with S4S collaborators and exchange ideas that focus on college behavioral health.
Spit for Science Fall 2014 Undergraduate Research Symposium
December 4, 2014
The Fall 2014 S4S Team presented preliminary results from the study.
Spit for Science Newsletter Fall 2014
October 13, 2014
Volume 6 of the Spit for Science Newsletter is now available!
Spit for Science is Featured in the Commonwealth Times
September 7, 2014
Spit for Science reveals the fourth year of research findings.
Saliva Study Prepares for Spring Trials
February 17, 2014
Sarah King, one of the staff writers for the Commonwealth Times, informs the VCU community on what to expect for Spring 2014.
The Spit for Science Project Continues at VCU
February 14, 2014
The project now has three cohorts of participants acively involved in the campuswide study.
Spit for Science 2014 T-Shirt Design Contest Winner
January 2, 2014
Thank you to everyone who submitted a design, and congratulations to the 2014 winner!
Spit for Science Newsletter Fall 2013
January 1, 2014
Volume 5 of the Spit for Science Newsletter is now available!
Spit for Science Fall 2013 Undergraduate Research Symposium
December 5, 2013
The students enrolled in the S4S class presented their findings.
Spit for Science Spring 2013 Newsletter
June 1, 2013
Volume 4 of the Spit for Science Newsletter is available!
Spit for Science Spring 2013 Undergraduate Research Symposium
April 30, 2013
The Spring 2013 S4S Research Team presented results from the stuy on various topics, such as neuroticism and family history of alcohol use.
Spit for Science 2013 T-Shirt Design Contest Winner
January 1, 2013
Thank you to everyone who submitted a design, and congratulations to the 2013 winner!
Spit for Science Student Research Symposium
December 11, 2012
The S4S undergraduate research team shared their findings during an undergraduate research symposium.
Spit for Science Fall 2012 Undergraduate Research Symposium
December 4, 2012
The Follow-up Survey data from Fall 2011 and Spring 2012 were used by the research team to present analyses.
Spit for Science Fall 2012 Newsletter
December 1, 2012
Volume 3 of the Spit for Science Newsletter is available!
Spit for Science to Continue Through 2017
September 16, 2012
VCU's independent student press features the project in the Commonwealth Times.
Student Researchers Share Results for Spit for Science
May 7, 2012
The S4S Undergraduate Research Symposium highlights undergraduate research from campus-wide study.
Spit for Science Spring 2012 Newsletter
May 1, 2012
Volume 2 of the Spit for Science Newsletter is available!
Spit for Science Spring 2012 Undergraduate Research Symposium
May 1, 2012
Free Chipotle and t-shirts!
Spit for Science Set for Spring Semester Survey
March 5, 2012
The Commonwealth Times, VCU's independent student press, discusses what the project expects for the spring data collection compared to the fall.
'Spit for Science: The VCU Student Survey' Returns
March 5, 2012
VCU News provides a peak into the Spit for Science project to understand how genetic and environmental factors come together to contribute to alcohol use and mental health.
Spit for Science is Hopeful About Grant Renewal
February 1, 2012
Richmond Magazine features the Spit for Science principal investigators and their hopes to have the project funded up to 2017.
Spit for Science 2012 T-Shirt Design Contest Winner
January 1, 2012
Thank you to everyone who submitted a design, and congratulations to the 2012 winner!
Spit for Science Fall 2011 Newsletter
December 5, 2011
The 1st volume of the Spit for Science Newsletter is available!
Hot Topics in Genetics: Gene Patenting
December 1, 2011
What should the limitations be for gene patenting?
Spit for Science Releases Preliminary Research Findings
December 1, 2011
News Editor Mechelle Hankerson delves into the Spit for Science world.
Dr. Danielle Dick Presents Preliminary Results
November 29, 2011
One of the Principal Investigators, Dr. Dick, presented results from the study in the Forum Room.
Hot Topics in Genetics: Genetics and Law
November 17, 2011
How genetics should be involved in regards to the law were explored in W. Grace St. Student Housing.
The end of blood samples?
November 16, 2011
Maclean's mentions Spit for Science in an article by Kate Lunau.
Hot Topics in Genetics: Direct to Consumer Testing
November 10, 2011
In W. Grace St. Student Housing, the opportunity to learn what percent of your DNA is from populations around the world was discussed.
Spit for Science Appreciation Party
November 2, 2011
It's party time in the University Student Commons Ballroom!
October 30, 2011
Spit for Science is a large-scale research project that studies VCU freshmen and upper classmen who participated as freshmen to assess genetic and environmental risk for substance abuse.
Spit for Science Movie Night
October 27, 2011
Come join us in Hibbs 303 for the showing of GATACA!
S4S Pushes for 70% Participation
October 24, 2011
Take a look "inside" to see what the very first semester was like for the Spit for Science project.
Spit for Science Aims for 'Full Transparency'
October 3, 2011
Once again, Mechelle Hankerson gives the VCU community a peak into the world of "spit."
Genes, Drugs and Morality presented by Dr. Kenneth Kendler
September 27, 2011
In the Forum Room,Dr. Kendler presents "Genes, Drugs and Morality."
S4S Focuses on Substance Use & Emotional Health
September 1, 2011
News Editor Mechelle Hankerson provides information on what is being offered for the first time on the VCU campus.
"Spit for Science" Involves VCU Freshmen
August 23, 2011
VCU researchers are asking freshman students to spit for science.
The Start of College is Just Around the Corner
August 16, 2011
"Virginia Commonwealth University freshmen will be asked to spit - in the name of science." - Karin Kapsidelis
Spit for Science: The VCU Student Survey
July 29, 2011
The launch of a university-wide research project to examine alcohol use and mental health among college students is coming soon!