Double Hoo Award for Graduate and Undergraduate Students in the Zong Lab!

May 12, 2021 by

Congratulations to Yen Nguyen, a graduate student in the Zong lab who is mentoring the research of Sai Gajulain, an undergraduate student, also in the Zong lab. Both won the “Double Hoo Award” for their joint “Double Hoo Research”:

Sai Gajula of Brambleton, a second-year neuroscience major with a minor in statistics, and Yen Nguyen of Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Cancer Biology, will research microglia, the sole immune cells of the central nervous system that both defend and shape its neuronal networks, and how Ras, a fundamental signaling protein, impacts the cell’s behavior. [more]