Kari Debbink to receive GEAB Impact Award

The UNC Graduate School has just announced that Kari Debbink, who did her graduate work in Ralph Baric’s lab, is one of the winners of the 2014 Impact Awards. The Impact Awards recognize outstanding graduate students in a wide variety of research areas and are privately funded each year through the Graduate Education Advancement Board. Kari will present her doctoral research at a poster session and receive a plaque and cash award at the Annual Graduate Student Recognition Celebration at the Carolina Club on April 24 (http://gradschool.unc.edu/events/recognition/) Previous M&I winners of the Impact Award were Reid Roberts (2013; Jenny Ting’s lab), Aadra Bhatt (2012; Blossom Damania’s lab), Monika Schneider (2011; Jenny Ting’s lab), and Mileka Gilbert (2007; Barb Vilen’s lab).