Honor students from Integrative Biology recognized at Western District Conference
Seven undergraduates representing the CU Denver Phi Rho Chapter of Tri Beta, the National Biological Honor Society, presented their research at the Western District Conference hosted by Colorado Mesa University on April 12 & 13. For the second year in a row, Tanya (Tatyana) Liakhova received the John C. Johnson Award for her poster presentation, which was entitled "Molecular Interactions and Membrane Targeting of Granuphilin C2 Domains." Tanya’s research was mentored by Jefferson Knight (Chemistry). Heather Dirkmaat, Daniel Polanco, Rachel Ancar, and Mike Renecle were also recognized with awards in their respective categories. High-achieving Biology majors should contact Chapter Advisor Leo P. Bruederle (Integrative Biology) for information about membership in the Phi Rho Chapter and research opportunities in biology.