Michelle Kilmer Receives the Erickson Summer Discovery Grant
16 June 2015 – Michelle Kilmer, a Schreyer Honors College student in the Eberly College of Science has been awarded the Rodney A. Erickson Discovery Grant. The Erickson Discovery Grant supports undergraduate student engagement in original research and creative work under the direct supervision of a faculty member.
Michelle is a senior pursuing her degree in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology with the Molecular & Cell Biology option and will be conducting her research under the direction of BMB faculty mentor Dr. Sarah Ades. She is investigating how stress responses in Gram-negative bacteria affect the ability of the bacteria to survive antibiotic treatment.