Jamie Campbell and Keith Miller have been awarded the 2013 Diane Harris Leadership Award for their exemplary public service as doctoral students in the Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics. The department created this award in honor of Diane Harris former student services manager who retired in 2007 after 20+ years of service. Ms. Harris held her position with great dedication and loyalty and each year faculty nominate graduating student(s) who served the department well in addition to being leaders among their peers.
Keith's advisor was Dr. Ed Collins. He graduated this past August and defended his thesis on the "Use of T cell receptor-like antibody fragments for imaging and immunotherapy".
Jamie is currently a member in the lab of Dr. Kevin Slep, Associate Professor of Biology. She was recently awarded by the Graduate Schools an honorarium for the completion of her dissertation, titled "Characterization of TOG domain-Tubulin Interactions. She plans to defend by this coming May.