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Jennifer Lipps '12

Jennifer Lipps '12, of Fairport, NY, has been accepted into the Summer Undergraduate Research Program at the University of Texas, Galveston, for neuroscience. She will be studying nicotinic receptors in Alzheimer's disease.

A neuroscience and English major, Lipps is a McNair Scholar and participates in the Collegiate Science and Technology Entry Program (C-STEP). A graduate of Victor High School, Lipps studied in London during the fall 2010 semester.

The summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURP) of the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences (GSBS) at the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) is "designed to provide stimulating hands-on research experience for undergraduate students considering graduate education in biomedical sciences. The primary goal of SURP is to provide college students who have demonstrated outstanding scientific aptitude and an interest in biomedical sciences with the opportunity to experience research. SURP is designed to increase student motivation to pursue graduate education leading to careers in biomedical research and helps fill the national need for investigators capable of addressing new health problems as they arise.

Lipps will work with a faculty member during the 10-week program.

Posted: May 6, 2011

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