CONWAY, Ark. (June 6, 2014) –Hendrix student Allen Smith
recently received a research grant from the American Society for Biochemistry
and Molecular Biology (ASBMB) and Undergraduate
Affiliate Network (UAN).
Smith, a rising senior biochemistry molecular biology major
from Plumerville, Ark., will use the $1000 grant to carry out his project
titled "Conditional Lineage Tracing of Neurogenin1-Expressing Progenitor
Cells in the Mouse Dorsal Root Ganglion" in Hendrix biology professor
Dr. Rick Murray’s lab this summer.
Smith is also invited to present his research
project at either the 2015 ASBMB annual meeting or at a regional ASBMB UAN
meeting in the coming year.
Founded in 1876, Hendrix College is a national leader in
engaged liberal arts and sciences education. For the sixth consecutive year,
Hendrix was named one of the country’s “Up and Coming” liberal arts colleges by
U.S. News and World Report. Hendrix is featured in the latest edition of Colleges That Change Lives: 40 Schools That Will Change
the Way You Think about Colleges,
as well as the 2014 Princeton Review’s The Best 378 Colleges, Forbes magazine's list of America's Top Colleges, and
the 2014 Fiske Guide to Colleges. Hendrix has been affiliated with the United
Methodist Church since 1884. For more information, visit www.hendrix.edu.