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Jessica Allanach ('15)
Fourth-year honours biochemistry student Jessica Allanach came to Mount Allison mainly for the undergraduate research opportunities.

From Moncton, NB, she says the research experience she has gained over the past four years, including being published in academic journals, has set her up perfectly for graduate studies.

She recently travelled to the Netherlands with Dr. Amanda Cockshutt to present her research at the 9th European Workshop on the Molecular Biology of Cyanobacteria. Her research uses a two-hybrid system to determine the function of a specific protein.

She was the only undergraduate student to present a poster at the conference. When she is not in the classroom or the lab, Allanach is involved in tutoring at Salem Elementary.