Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (BMB)

Laura Rigsbee Received the Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Department's Graduate Student Excellence Award

Laura Rigsbee, a master's student in Dr. Paliy's lab, received the biochemistry and molecular biology department's Graduate Student Excellence Award for the 2009-10 academic year. Laura is working on a research project that examines the role of intestinal bacteria in human gastrointestinal disorders. She is a first author on a paper submitted for publication, and has also contributed to three poster presentations at scientific conferences in the past year.