Science Writing Competition Winner: 1st Place, David Garcia

David Garcia is a graduate student in the Bredesen Center at the University of Tennessee. His research in the laboratory of Mitchel Doktycz at ORNL focuses on the development and use of cell-free systems for synthetic biology and metabolic engineering. David is a NSF graduate research fellow, a graduate advisor for UTK’s iGEM team, as... Continue Reading →


Science Writing Competition Winner: 2nd Place, Rob Ledbetter

Rob Ledbetter is a senior at the University of Tennessee, studying philosophy and biology. In the last year, he has worked for the Schulz Lab, focusing on the effects of prenatal stress on the development of depressive behaviors. Below is his entry for the Science Writing Competition that won him 2nd place. Congrats Rob! Epilepsy is... Continue Reading →

Upcoming Events for Spring 2017

~By Humaira Taz Welcome everyone for another activity-filled semester with your campus science policy group! Our goal this semester is not only to expand our presence on campus, but also to collaborate with different campus organizations and program events to demonstrate how omnipresent science policy is in our lives. Getting involved in science policy is a... Continue Reading →

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