Congrats to Justin Bell, the URECA Researcher of the Month!

Justin Bella Biology major in the University Scholars Program (class of 2018), is the recipient of this year’s Chhabra-URECA Fellowship, an award which annually recognizes an undergraduate researcher who has a passion and talent for science. The Chhabra-URECA award provided support this past summer for Justin’s ongoing research with Dr. Michael Airola (Dept. of Biochemistry & Cell Biology) on “ The Structure and Function of Lipins: The Triglyceride Synthesis pathway.” Justin has been working with his mentor since June 2016 when his mentor was a post doc at the Stony Brook Cancer Center; and stayed on with the lab when his mentor took a faculty position in the Department of Biochemistry & Cell Biology.
 
At SB, Justin has been involved as a Teaching Assistant for General Chemistry and for Undergraduate Biology; is a member of the SB Academic Judiciary Committee; has participated in the SBU Undergraduate Clinical Experience Program, and has done Physician Shadowing via SB Medical Management. He is also an EMT-B at the Port Jefferson Volunteer Ambulance Corp.  
 

For the full interview/feature, go to: 

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s