DALLAS – Feb. 5, 2010 – Nine students from universities across the country have earned a Sara and Frank McKnight Prize in Undergraduate Sciences at UT Southwestern Medical Center. The national competition honors top research projects submitted by college seniors.
|Dr. Steven McKnight|
Dr. Steven McKnight, chairman of biochemistry at UT Southwestern, created the prize to honor his parents.
Fifteen finalists traveled to New Braunfels in mid-November to give poster presentations on their work at the annual retreat of UT Southwestern’s Department of Biochemistry. Winners were chosen in three categories, both for the significance of their work and for the quality of their presentation. First-place winners received $2,000; second-place winners $1,000; and third-place winners $500.
The winners were:
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