left: McKenzie Tucker ’22, Dr. Andrea Duina, and Grace Turner ’22
CONWAY, Ark. (April
26, 2022) – Hendrix College seniors McKenzie Tucker and Grace Turner
co-presented their research at the 2022 Southeastern Regional Yeast Meeting on
Saturday, April 9, 2022. The meeting, held in virtual format, was hosted by
Turner’s talk, titled “Dominant effects of the histone mutant H3-L61R on
Spt16-gene interactions in budding yeast,” garnered them both recognition by
the faculty attendees for their outstanding contributions to the meeting.
McKenzie carried out excellent research in my lab over the course of the past
year, and I am very happy to see that their work culminated in an outstanding
presentation at this meeting,” Duina said.
was funded by a grant from
the National Science Foundation that was
awarded to Dr. Andrea Duina in 2020.
About Hendrix College
A private liberal arts college in
Conway, Arkansas, Hendrix College consistently earns recognition as one of the
country’s leading liberal arts institutions, and is featured in Colleges
That Change Lives: 40 Schools That Will Change the Way You Think About Colleges.
Its academic quality and rigor, innovation, and value have established Hendrix
as a fixture in numerous college guides, lists, and rankings. Founded in 1876,
Hendrix has been affiliated with the United Methodist Church since 1884. To
learn more, visit www.hendrix.edu.