Essay Contest Winners

Congratulations to the winners! We know our winners will have an interesting and educational experience in the research laboratory this summer and we encourage them to write another short essay on how they felt about their internship and will post them here later this summer.

Essay Title Name School Year Internship Experience
My Little Saviors: Biomedical Research and Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia Chris Jackson Behavioral Genetics Lab at Barrow Neurological Institute
A Cure in Sight Molly Kuper Behavioral Genetics Lab at Barrow Neurological Institute
A Memory, a Gift for Life Claire Yeoman University of Arizona, Down Syndrome Research Group
Prednisone and It’s Effects Upon My Family Michael Weber Internship at University of Arizona
Animal Testing: Preventing a Silent World Elizabeth Webber Internship at Barrow Neurological Institute
A Long Time To Diagnose – A Short Time To Resolve: My Mother’s Story Elise Marsh Internship at University of Arizona
Biomedical Research in Stents Lauren Myers Internship at University of Arizona
Soul Awakened: The Beasts Who Helped Us Beat Leukemia Anivarya Kumar Neurobiology Hamm Laboratory at Barrow Neurological Institute
The Pleasure in My Life Vijay Viswanath Neurobiology Hamm Laboratory at Barrow Neurological Institute
Of Determination and Dreams Christina Wang UA Yuan Pulmonary Hypertension Lab
Hearts that Stopped so Mine Could Beat Hannah Moncrief Neurobiology Hamm Laboratory at Barrow Neurological Institute
How Animal Testing has Improved Treatment of Ulcerative Colitis Corryn Barter UA Latt Human Movement & Biomechanics Lab
Breathtaking Break Throughs in Asthma Research Bethany Kasprzyk Neurobiology Hamm Laboratory at Barrow Neurological Institute
A Cure for Our Dust: Animal Testing Leads to New Developments in Treatments for Valley Fever Megan Whitley ASU Honeycutt Human Mobility Lab