Sara Paver, third-year Capital Scholar majoring in Biology, has been selected as a 2006 Undergraduate Research Fellow by the American Society for Microbiology.
The ASM fellowship is a competitive program aimed at students who intend to pursue graduate careers in microbiology. Fellows receive a stipend to conduct full-time research at their home institutions during the summer and present the results at the ASM General Meeting the following year.
Paver's research will be a study of how nutrients are regenerated by bacteria in lakes. Her faculty mentor, Dr. Michael Lemke, associate professor of Biology, explained that the work will help foster a better understanding of ecology, nutrients, and the role of bacteria in the environment. Read more>>