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Postdoc and Student Achievements, Fall 2021

Nate Brady, graduate student in Barry Bruce’s lab, was interviewed by about his startup, Light Energy Applied Photosynthetic (LEAPh) Biosystems LLC

Several BCMB undergraduates won a Summer Undergraduate Research Internship Program (SURIP) award from the Office of Research to support their summer research. Congratulations to Lauren Donnelly (Binder lab), Chandni Naidoo (Lamichhane lab), Lindsey Young (von Arnim lab), Hannah Lee (Krishnan lab), Bridgie Cawthorn (Bruce lab), Erik Cazares (Shpak lab), Clarie Kaple, Phung Nguyen (Joshi lab), Christiane Alvarez, Kara Holt, and Jimin Lee (Prosser lab).

Two BCMB undergraduate researchers, Abigail Gerlock (von Arnim lab) and Bethany Lunsford (Shpak lab) each won an ASPIRE (Appalachian Students Promoting the Integration of Research in Education) fellowship from the UT.

Justin Brueggeman, an undergraduate in the Nebenführ lab, was funded by the Office of Research and Engagement Faculty Research Assistant Program.

A group of undergraduate researchers in the Krishnan lab were awarded Summer Undergraduate Research Group Experience (SURGE) funding for the summer of 2021. Congratulations to Trinity Rose Shulz, Miranda Blevins, Breanna Ceesay, Francesca Size, Alexandra McBryar, Olivia Fleenor, Benjamin Bridges, and Mustafa Salim.

Several BCMB undergraduates won Division of Natural Sciences College of Arts & Sciences Awards of Excellence at the 2021 Exhibition of Undergraduate Research and Creative Achievement (EURēCA). Congratulations to: Justin Brueggeman (Nebenführ lab), Midnight Carrol (Roberts lab), Hanna Lee (Krishnan lab), Morgan Strong (Burch-Smith lab), Abdullah Salim, John Torreverde, and Lindsey Tucker (von Arnim lab).