This years Senior Scholarship Award for best performance in the classroom went to Kelly Harrison. Kelly is interested in immunology and is considering pursuing both medicine and research in a combined MD/PhD program.
The Department identified four recipients for its Senior Research Award:
- Kelly Harrison (Biology) and Tricia Matz (Toxicology) each received recognition for their research with Dr. Jeff Weidenhamer on how plants use chemical secretions from their roots to compete with each other for space.
- Amy Breslin (Biology) was honored for her work with Dr. Andrew Greene on bacterial contamination in honey.
- Jackie Skiba (Toxicology) was honored for her research with Dr. Mason Posner into how proteins in the eye lens evolve to function at different environmental temperatures.