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Fourteen biology majors from Eastern Connecticut State University were inducted into the TriBeta Honor Society on April 13, 2012. The Beta Beta Beta (TriBeta) National Biology Honor Society is dedicated to improving the understanding and appreciation of biological study and extending the boundaries of human knowledge through scientific research. Photo submitted by ECSU.

Fourteen biology majors from Eastern Connecticut State University were inducted into the TriBeta Honor Society on April 13, 2012.

The Beta Beta Beta (TriBeta) National Biology Honor Society is dedicated to improving the understanding and appreciation of biological study and extending the boundaries of human knowledge through scientific research.

Inductees included:

Alexandra Byrne of Stafford Springs;

Alexander Cavacas of East Windsor;

Erin Conn of Moriches, NY;

Amanda DiCicco of Somersworth, NH;

Conrad Guthrie of Waterford;

Brittney Hajek of Higganum;

Laura Hilton of West Haven;

Shalon Hinojosa of Glastonbury;

Nadine Menard of Woodstock;

Nicholas Mills of Bozrah;

Kevin Proffitt of Berlin;

Nicole Roczniak of East Haddam;

Amy Sinko of Preston;

and Derek Werner of Niantic.

Academic Excellence Awards were presented to:

Stephanie Timek of Meriden;

Derek Werner of Niantic;

Jonathan Corbett of North Stonington;

and Erica Bibee of Colchester.

Nicholas Mills was awarded the Special Certificate of Recognition.

The Yaw Barwuah Award for Outstanding Biology Research was presented to Sarah Salois, and Lindsay Curran was awarded the Barry and Ella May Wulff Prize for Outstanding Biologist.

Analia Bertucci of Willimantic and Jonathan Corbett were awarded the Michael F. Gable Biology Student Assistantships Endowed Fund scholarship.

The ceremony was highlighted by two presentations: “The Anatomical and Physiological Underpinnings of Coral Competitive Outcomes,” by previous inductees, Sarah Salois and David Stein, and “Behavior of Chlamydomonas Gametes Following Readdition of Nitrogen” by Nicholas Mills.

Posted April 18, 2012

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