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Lei Zhang Awarded the Paul Berg Prize in Molecular Biology27 October 2015 — Each year the Eberly College of Science awards the Paul Berg Prize in Molecular Biology to an outstanding graduate student.  This year’s recipient is biology graduate student, Lei Zhang.

 A college-wide committee reviews the nominations and makes their decision based upon academic and research achievements while at Penn State. Ms. Zhang performs her research under the direction of biology professor, Gong Chen, Professor and Verne M. Willaman Chair in Life Sciences.

B. Franklin Pugh, Evan Pugh University Professor, Willaman Professor in Molecular Biology and professor of biochemistry and molecular biology at Penn State University presented the award to Ms. Zhang at the 2015 Marker Lecture in Genetic Engineering.

Congratulations, Ms. Zhang for the outstanding performance!