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UW-Madison undergrads recognized at Experimental Biology meeting in San Diego

May 04, 2018

Four talented undergraduates from UW-Madison were recently recognized during the American Physiological Society’s Experimental Biology meeting in San Diego.

Alexandra Carl, Karly Katchen, Rachel Harradine and Caitlin Jarrard each were 2018 Barbara A. Horwitz and John M. Horowitz Outstanding Undergraduate Abstract Awardees. These awards are presented annually to undergraduate students presenting their research at the April 21-25 Experimental Biology event.

Four UW-Madison undergraduates recognized
Karly Katchen (left-to-right), Alexandra Carl, Caitlin
Jarrard and Rachel Harradine pose for a photo in at the
Experimental Biology meeting in San Diego.
In addition, Carl, Katchen and Jarrard also were awarded the Excellence in Undergraduate Research Awards based on their oral presentations.

Carl and Katchen are undergraduates who have worked in the Barnes Lab of the Bruno Balke Biodynamics Laboratory. The Barnes Lab is led by Jill Barnes, an assistant professor with the School of Education’s Department of Kinesiology. This lab is at the forefront of examining anti-aging effects of exercise on the brain.

Harradine and Jarrard are undergraduates with the Eldridge Lab. Marlowe Eldridge is a critical care physician who is an affiliate faculty member with the Department of Kinesiology. This lab centers its work on integrative cardiopulmonary physiology and pathophysiology.

Experimental Biology is the annual meeting of five societies comprised of more than 14,000 scientists and 25 guest societies. Primary focus areas include anatomy, biochemistry and molecular biology, investigative pathology, pharmacology, and physiology.

Barnes Lab and Eldridge Lab
Members of UW-Madison's Barnes Lab and the Eldridge Lab post for a photo at the
Experimental Biology meeting in San Diego.

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