Two students earn TriBeta Research Grant awards

Stephanie Boahen ’21 of Accra, Ghana, and Brianna Bembenek ’22 of Campbellsport, Wisconsin, each earned a 2020-2021 TriBeta Research Grant from Beta, Beta, Beta, the national biological honor society.

Boahen majored in chemistry-biology with a minor in Francophone studies.

Bembenek is majoring in chemistry-biology and psychology. Her research is focused on investigating changes in the ER-alpha estradiol protein receptor in sexually dimorphic and socially relevant brain regions of rats to determine potential functions of these specific brain areas. “It was a great honor receiving the TriBeta grant,” she says, “and it greatly aided in obtaining necessary resources to further our research.”

The grants are intended to support undergraduate research.
(Photo: Stephanie Boahen ’21, left, and Brianna Bembenek ’22)

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