Student’s work published in Journal of Purdue Undergraduate Research
Posted on December 13, 2011 by admin
Tyshia Gwin’s article “Combating Bioterrorism: Purification and Structural Analysis of the E3 Proteins of the Venezuelan Equine Encephalitis Virus and the Chikungunya Virus” appeared in the inaugural issue of the Journal of Purdue Undergraduate Research . Tyshia Gwin majored in Cell, Molecular, and Developmental Biology in the Department of Biological Sciences with a minor in Chemistry. She worked in Dr. David Sanders’ laboratory for 4 years and began her work on viruses in the Spring of 2009 when she was awarded the Homeland Security Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Career Development Fellowship for research in bioterrorism. Outside of research, she was a tutor for the Biology Resource Center and an ambassador for the Department of Biological Sciences. Starting this fall, she is attending graduate school at Harvard University to obtain a Ph.D. in Virology.