IGERT Trainee Receives "Above and Beyond" Award
The Parker H. Petit Institute for Bioengineering & Bioscience announced the winners of its annual “Above and Beyond” awards given annually to staff, a junior faculty member, a senior faculty member, a staff member, and, for the first time in 2012, to three graduate student or postdoc trainees.
The trainee awards were given to graduate students, Ashley Allen, Stacie Gutowski and IGERT trainee, Jenna Wilson, for their dedication to the broader community through graduate student group activities as well as volunteering.
Wilson, a doctoral student in the lab of Todd McDevitt, PhD, is a standout amongst Petit Institute trainees. She served as event chair of BGSAC, volunteered for numerous outreach activities with BBUGS, was a leader for the IGERT mentoring meetings, a graduate student mentor for Georgia Tech’s BMES, a mentor for Georgia Tech’s Women in Engineering and served on the graduate recruitment committee for BMES.