- 2012 Graduate Alumni Fellowship Award
Margaret received the 2012 Graduate Alumni Fellowship Award, which was established by gifts from alumni of the Ph.D., M.P.H., and M.S. degree programs in the School of Medicine and Dentistry. The Fellowship is awarded annually to a first-year student to recognize his/her promise for exceptional accomplishment in graduate study. Margaret graduated with a B.S. in Biotechnology from the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) in May of 2012. During her undergraduate studies she worked in the laboratories of Dr. Irene Evans at RIT and Dr. Edith Lord at the University of Rochester. Margaret intends to study immunology as a basis for her Ph.D. thesis.