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Senior receives award from The Biophysical Society

Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Columbia College Senior Madeleine Jensen has received a travel award from The Biophysical Society to attend its 56th Annual Meeting at the San Diego Convention Center in February. The recipients of this award are selected based on scientific merit.  Madeleine JensenMadeleine Jensen

Jensen, a biochemistry major from Huntington, N.Y., will present a paper on “The Magnesium Dependence of Ribosome and tRNA Dynamics in Single Pre-Translocation Ribosomal Complexes.” She will be recognized, along with other award recipients, at a reception on Feb. 25.

The Biophysical Society, founded in 1956, is a professional, scientific society established to encourage development and dissemination of knowledge in biophysics. The Society promotes growth in this expanding field through its annual meeting, monthly journal, and committee and outreach activities. It has approximately 9,000 members throughout the United States and the world.

For more information about The Biophysical Society, its travel awards, or the 2012 Annual Meeting, click here

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