Shelby Labe presented her research in Professor Foster’s lab at the American Society For Microbiology meeting in New Orleans. Her poster was titled “Does Gut Flora Change in a Mouse Model of Autism Spectrum Disorders on a Ketogenic Diet?”


Shelby Labe

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Honors Day 2015

by emostoll on May 6, 2015

Several of the Biology Department’s students received awards during the Honors Day Ceremony on May 6, 2015. Congratulations to all!

Shelby A. Labe ’16:  The Board of Fellows “Outstanding Scholar-Athlete” Award

Julia C. Pitino ’18:  The James M. Van Stone Memorial Book Prize for outstanding work introductory biology and The Lisa P. Nestor Chemical Rubber Company Award

James Z. Curlin ’15 and Sara I. Khalil ’15:  The J. Wendell Burger Prize in Biology

Abigail A. Whalen ’15:  The Thomas Hume Bissonnette Biology Achievement Award

William G. Blaine ’15:  The Physics Senior Prize

Phong K. Quach ’17:  The Division of Inorganic Chemistry of the American Chemical Society Award

Heather S. Loring ’15:  The Louis Aronne, Class of 1977, Prize in Biochemistry



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