Two BMB undergrads named Rising Researchers

Two seniors in the Biochemistry & Molecular Biology Dept were named Rising Researchers by Research Next at UMass Amherst. Aastha Pokharel is a member of the Vandenberg lab where she investigates environmental influences on mammary gland function and development, and Allyson Rosati works in the Pilsner lab investigating the associations of sperm mitochondrial DNA copy number (mtDNAcn) on couples’ ability to become pregnant. All of the Rising Researchers were honored for their achievements at a Chancellor's reception on April 24th.