Jennifer Bays '09


Major: Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Minor: Anthropology
Hometown: Arcadia, IN

My fellowship experience
"I have gained confidence and understanding in the mechanisms behind many of the experimental protocols. It is much more fulfilling to know why you are adding one substance to another rather than to simply do so because it is written down that way."

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Jennifer Bays '09

Fellowship Overview

Fellowship Name
Hilmers Fellow in Bioscience

Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, Texas

Aims of the Fellowship
The CNRC is the setting for numerous scientific discoveries which I had the privilege to be part of this last summer while I worked with Dr. C Wayne Smith.  Dr. Smith's laboratory focuses on inflammation and wound healing with an objective of determining the mechanism for leukocyte accumulation at sites of inflammation and tissue injury.

Faculty Sponsor
Cindy Strong, Chemistry