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Undergraduate Student News

Belize

The Way I See It: Lessons from Belize cannot be taught with a book
(by visiting student Riley Hatch, a senior-level student of biology and chemistry at the University of Houston.)

Schmidt Calvin

Calvin Schmidt has a first author publication from Matt Bennett's lab for the article, "Stable Maintenance of Multiple Plasmids in E. coli Using a Single Selective Marker", in ACS Synthetic Biology.

Mutonga Martin

Martin Mutonga in Dmitri Lapotko's lab published'Cell-Specific Multifunctional Processing of Heterogeneous Cell System in a single Laser Pulse Treatment'.

Obrien Erin

Erin O'Brien is winner of NSF GRFP grant
Erin O'Brien of the Mattthew Bennett lab has been awarded an NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program grant in the Life Sciences - Biochemistry division.

Bili Yin


Bili Yin (Dapeng Zhou, MDACC) is publishing a method
in the Journal of Visualized Experiments (JOVE). She is being videotaped performing her purification. She's already had the protocol accepted but they are still processing the video.

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EEB Students Awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

Rice undergraduates Kelsey Rule and Carolina Simao and incoming graduate student Andrew Bibian all were awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowships, while current graduate student Michelle Sneck received honorable mention. The National Science Foundation's Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students in NSF-supported science, technology, engineering, and mathematics disciplines who are pursuing research-based master's and doctoral degrees at accredited US institutions.