Tara Vanderweyde wins the MED Dean’s Award

in Student Spotlight
April 3rd, 2013

Vanderweyde ImageHats off to Tara Vanderweyde who has received the 2013 MED Dean’s Award at Boston University Scholar’s Day 2013! Scholar’s Day was open to all graduate students currently engaged in research in a degree-granting program at Boston University. Tara, as well as her advisor, will receive an honorarium for her outstanding poster presentation.

Tara is a fourth-year graduate student in the Ph.D. Program in Biomolecular Pharmacology pursuing research in the Laboratory of Neurodegeneration under the mentorship of Dr. Benjamin Wolozin. Her research with cells, mice, and human tissue investigates the role of stress granules in normal aging as well as in Alzheimer’s Disease.

Congratulations, Tara!