Claudia Han, from Kodi Ravichandran’s laboratory, has been selected as the the 2017 MIC Outstanding Student, and will be the MIC Graduate Program’s nominee for the Peach and Hungerford Awards. She will join outstanding students from the other BIMS Graduate Programs at the GBS Symposium on April 20th, 2017. There, each student will present a seminar, and the Peach and Hungerford Awards will be announced. Congratulations Claudia!
In addition to Claudia, there were five other exceptional students who were nominated this year.
CJ Anderson (Mentor: Melissa Kendall)
Erica Buonomo (Mentor: Bill Petri)
Casey Hoffman (Mentor: Erik Hewlett)
Kathy Michels (Mentor: Borna Mehrad)
Aldo Nascimento (Mentor: David Kashatus)
The committee of 5 faculty members, was unanimous in their belief that all six candidates are truly outstanding young scientists. Indeed the faculty of the Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Cancer Biology should be very proud of all of this year’s nominees. Please join me in congratulating each of the nominees and their mentors for contributing to the quality of the research in our Department!