CONGRATULATIONS to Drs. Benjamin Okyere (Theus Lab)  & Ariel Leon (Hawley Lab) for successfully completing their PhDs! Both new PhDs were very successful graduate students including grants/fellowships from the NIH (Ben, F31) and SREB (Ariel). Ariel has started her career as Biologist with USGS National Wildlife Health Center in Madison, WI. Ben is interviewing with different companies and we will update you on his progress with that.


CONGRATULATIONS to our IMSD Undergrad, Pascal Shukuru (left) on graduating with a B.S. in Chemical Engineering and to our PREP/IMSD Undergrad Assistant, Victoria (Vicky) Mukuni (right) for graduating with a B.S. in Food Science. Pascal is pursuing a career in industry and accepted a full time position as Project Engineer at USG Corporation and Vicky will be pursuing a Master's in STS at Virginia Tech.