Lisa Kellndorfer (CAS '13) wins Clare Boothe Luce

08/20/2012

Lisa Kellndorfer (CAS '13), a rising senior majoring in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (BMB) (mentored by Prof. Karen Allen) has won the 2012-13 Clare Boothe Luce Award. The BMB program is jointly administered by Biology and Chemistry. In addition, Lisa is enrolled in the dual degree program to receive a BA in BMB and the MA in Biotechnology. Boston University is honored to be among the 13 educational institutions designated by the Clare Boothe Luce (CBL) Program of the Henry Luce Foundation to receive annual funding in perpetuity to advance the careers of women in the sciences, engineering and mathematics fields where women have been historically underrepresented. CBL Scholar Awards support undergraduate summer research projects and are administered through BUs Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP).