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(READ YAKIMA HERALD-REPUBLIC STORY ON FLORICEL, “SELAH GRAD RECEIVES NATIONAL RECOGNITION FOR RESEARCH,” 1-5-15)
PULLMAN, Wash.—Undergraduate researcher Floricel Gonzalez, a Washington State University senior from Selah, Wash., won a national award at the 2014 Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS) in San Antonio, Texas in mid-November.
Her top prize in the microbiology category was for an oral presentation on her research, titled “Identification of Cell Surface Receptors Enabling Bacteriophage 7-7-1 Infection of Agrobacterium sp. H 13-3 via Transposon Mutagenesis.”