Spit for Science Undergraduate Research Symposium

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 spit4science@vcu.edu.

College Behavioral and Emotional Health (COBE) Lunch Series featuring S4S Data - Dr. Dick

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

Students Asked to Spit Again for Spit for Science

Students Asked to Spit Again for Spit for Science

February 4, 2013

VCU: Across the Spectrum featured Spit for Science on their Insight page.

Spit for Science 2013 T-Shirt Design Contest Winner

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

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

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

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

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

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

Spit for Science Spring 2012 Newsletter

May 1, 2012

Volume 2 of the Spit for Science Newsletter is available!

Spit for Science Set for Spring Semester Survey

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

'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

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

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

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

Hot Topics in Genetics: Gene Patenting

December 1, 2011

What should the limitations be for gene patenting?

Spit for Science Releases Preliminary Research Findings

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

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

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?

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

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

Spit for Science Appreciation Party

November 2, 2011

It's party time in the University Student Commons Ballroom!

Salivating Students

Salivating Students

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

Spit for Science Movie Night

October 27, 2011

Come join us in Hibbs 303 for the showing of GATACA!

S4S Pushes for 70% Participation

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'

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

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

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

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

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!