Erin was recognized as an Outstanding Advisor to a Student Organization Award for the 2017 UMD Student Awards Program. She is the co-advisor (and founding advisor) of the Society of Chemists & Biochemists. This group focuses on networking and professional development of our undergrad and grad students and building a community with faculty and staff.
Gerald Sakamaki, a cell biology and music major, joins our group. Welcome!
Hannah and Jake present their posters on macromolecular crowding at the New Orleans annual meeting.
Hannah Leopold, Jake Schwarz and Erin Sheets are in New Orleans for the annual meeting of the Biophysical Society. Erin continues her term on Council. Here's to good science, good friends and good times!
Congratulations to Claire Baetzold for being recognized with a Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program (UROP) award from the University of Minnesota for Spring 2017, which focuses on working with fluorescent proteins. She wrote her proposal, which was reviewed by faculty, and received a stipend and supply money to support her work. Great job!
We were awarded a UMD Chancellor's Small Grant to support research with our richly diverse research groups!
Kaelt was recognized at the 2016 Tekne Awards, which are presented by the Minnesota High Tech Association, on Wednesday, November 16, in Minneapolis. She is a recipient of a MHTA Scholarship. Great job!
Nathan Korson, Sheila Paintsil and Kaelt Simpson presented their UROP work on Tuesday, November 15, at the UMD Undergraduate Research Showcase. Excellent job!
We welcome Krista Slavin, a biochemistry major, to our research group!