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Student from Ozawkie presents at biomedical research symposium

Jayme Barnes, Ozawkie, was one of 11 Washburn University students who presented results of research at the recent Kansas IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence Symposium in Kansas City, Mo.

The annual event provides student scientists an opportunity to publicly present their research and to build collaborations across campuses.

The title of her presentation was “Interactions of Herpes Simplex Virus Type 1 UL 34 Protein.”

She is a senior and is majoring in biology.

Barnes was previously inducted into NoNoSo, an honor society at Washburn, and is also a member of Phi Kappa Phi, Mortar Board, Beta Beta Beta and Alpha Lambda Delta national honor societies.

To develop life sciences researchers in Kansas, the K-INBRE supports the initiatives of inspiring outstanding undergraduates to pursue careers in biomedical research, enhancing research capacity through faculty development and retention and expanding the biomedical research infrastructure among participating universities.

Kansas IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence is a $44.2 million research initiative designed to boost biomedical research capacity and strengthen a life sciences work force for Kansas.

Funded by the National Center for Research Resources at the National Institutes of Health, the K-INBRE serves students and faculty on 10 campuses.

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