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A Popular Major

The BCMB department remains the home of the most popular undergraduate major in the natural sciences with 142 students (38 percent of all natural science majors in the college) receiving their BS in the 2016 academic year.

More than 60 undergraduate student each semester participated in research in BCMB labs. Twenty-two undergraduate students from the BCMB department participated in the 21st Exhibition of Undergraduate Research and Creative Achievement (EURÄ“CA) that took place April 17-21, 2017. Congratulation to Gold and Silver Undergraduate Research Excellence Awards winners Jeremiah Holt (Albrecht VonArnim, mentor), Emily Miller (Elena Shpak, mentor), and Madeline Davis (Andreas Nebenfuehr, mentor). Jeremiah Holt, Emily Miller, and Avery Sukienik (Andreas Nebenfuehr, mentor) were College of Art and Sciences winners with the first place in Cellular and Molecular Biology category.

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