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Matthew Li Wins Award for Academic Excellence

Matthew Li

The 2024 BMB Professors Award for Academic Excellence went to Matthew Li, a Biochemistry & Molecular Biology major with a minor in Spanish. He is also the department's first graduating Double Dawg in Comparative Biomedical Sciences. His research mentor was Dr. Michael Terns, and his research area is Harnessing Endogenous CRISPR-Cas Systems for Rapid Genome Modification in Pyrococcus furiosus. Matthew was a Foundation Fellow and earned a 4.0 GPA. He will attend the MD/PhD program at Duke University this fall.

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