Biology Students Receive Excellence in Undergraduate Research Award
The UI Office of Research and Economic Development held its annual Discovery & Innovation Awards Ceremony on April 17, 2018. Among those recognized for the Excellence in Undergraduate Research Award were students with ties to the Department of Biology: Jesse Cochran, Evan Lamb, and Mikaela Mallin.
Cochran is a senior majoring in Biology, Chemistry, and Biochemistry with a pre-med interest. He is originally from Newton, Iowa, and works in the lab of Dr. E. Dale Abel in the UI Department of Internal Medicine studying heart disease.
Lamb, from Robins, Iowa, is majoring in Microbiology and Human Physiology with a Chemistry minor and pre-med interest. He is currently in the Iowa Biosciences Academy program and was a Latham Fellow in 2016-17. Lamb is also pursuing a certificate in Clinical and Translational Science. He is an undergraduate Research Assistant in Dr. Linda McCarter’s lab in the UI Department of Microbiology and Immunology and previously worked in the lab of Diane Slusarski in the UI Department of Biology. Lamb will graduate in the Spring 2019 semester.
Mallin is a senior majoring in Biomedical Sciences and Dance and is originally from Waterloo, Iowa. She also has a Chemistry minor and pre-med interest and is pursuing a Clinical and Translational Science certificate. She currently works as an undergrad researcher in Robert Cornell’s lab in the UI Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology.
Congratulations Jesse, Evan, and Mikaela!
For the full news release, please visit https://research.uiowa.edu/impact/news/ui-celebrates-excellence-research-scholarship-entrepreneurship
Photos from the awards ceremony can be viewed at https://www.flickr.com/photos/128439691@N05/sets/72157690318805900/