McKenna receives ASM Undergraduate Research Fellowship!


Many congratulations to McKenna Turrill, who has received an Undergraduate Research Fellowship from the American Society of Microbiology! McKenna is mentored by Nina Wale and will be working on a project focuses on the evolutionary role of pigment production in the bacterium Spirobacillus cienkowskii, which we often call “scarlet” in the lab based on its distinctive coloration.

McKenna is part of #teamspiro and is in the back row on the left in this picture:

photo of 7 people, 4 in the back, 3 in the front row, wearing the same shirt. The shirt says "Team Spiro" and has a bright reddish Daphnia on it.

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