PhD student receives award from Biophysical Society

Erin Tyndall, a PhD student in the Biomedical Sciences graduate program at Penn State College of Medicine, was honored for her research achievements at a recent scientific meeting.

Tyndall received the 2019 Student Research Achievement Award at the Biophysical Society’s 63rd annual meeting, held March 2 to 6, 2019, in Baltimore.

Students must give a three-to-five minute presentation of a research poster accepted for presentation at the conference in order to be considered for the award.

Dr. Fang Tian, associate professor in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, is Tyndall’s adviser. Tyndall, of Mechanicsburg, is expected to graduate in 2019. She earned her bachelor of science in biology from Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2005.

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