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Biochemistry: 2007 Student Honors, Awards, Publications, and Other Activities

Catherine Bangeranye (Biochemistry) has been awarded a 2007 United Negro College Fund (UNCF) Merck Graduate Science Research Dissertation Fellowship. The award consists of a $42,000 fellowship stipend and a $10,000 research grant. Bangeranye’s studies focus on a family of proteins involved in the expression of genes found in mitochondria and that are essential for cellular energy metabolism; malfunction of these proteins causes a number of neurodegenerative disorders. She is conducting her research under the mentorship of Professor Serafín Piñol-Roma of the Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education.

Submitted on: DEC 31, 2007

Category: Biochemistry | Student News