TECBio mentor and professor in the Pitt Department of Cell Biology, Dr. Sandra Murray, has been named a Lifetime Fellow by the American Society for Cell Biology for her “distinguished contributions to the advancement of cell biology,” making her the first African-American woman to receive this honor.
This is according to The Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education College Rankings. Among the top 10 public schools in the region, Pitt’s campus in Pittsburgh has the highest scores in three of the four categories that the overall rankings are based on: student outcomes, academic resources and student engagement.
Each year, our students nominate an Outstanding Mentor for the summer. Remy and Karla both nominated Dr. Madura for the award.
We’re not the only ones in love with this city:
The application for TECBio REU @ Pitt 2014 is now open and will remain open until the deadline of March 2, 2014. Apply now! Tell your friends! It’s going to be a great summer!
Why should you come to Pittsburgh? It has been ranked one of the best places to live in the United States ! Read more about why we’re ranked so highly.
Thanks to all the students, mentors and staff for a great summer! It was great to hear about the research from our 12 outstanding students! Best of luck in your future endeavors! Stay in touch and let us know what the future brings.