Senior Colleen Friel Receives Fellowship from American Society of Plant Biologists

Allegheny College senior Colleen Friel, from Natrona Heights, Pa., has been awarded a highly competitive Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship from the American Society of Plant Biologists (ASPB). Friel, who is majoring in biochemistry with a minor in economics, was one of only six students from undergraduate institutions nationwide who received the ASPB award.

Although Friel does lab research throughout the academic year, a summer fellowship allows her the opportunity to narrow her focus and get insights into what it would be like to be a full-time researcher. [Read more…]