Jacob Subash is the winner of the 2014 Michael F. Bassman Honors Thesis Award, hosted by Joyner Library. Jacob’s research, “Protein synthesis regulation in the germ line affects gamete differentiation,” was completed under the direction of Dr. Brett Keiper, Associate Professor in the Department of Biochemistry, BSOM.
Jacob entered the university as an East Carolina Scholar and recipient of the Brody School of Medicine Early Assurance Award. He graduated in May of 2013 magna cum laude with a degree in biochemistry. Subash was named the Phi Kappa Phi Outstanding Senior at East Carolina University for 2012-2013.
Two honorable mentions were also awarded, to Mukund Patel, for work completed under the direction of Dr. Stefan Clemens, Associate Professor in the Dept. of Physiology at the Brody School of Medicine and Chelsea Hughes, for her thesis completed under the direction of Dr. Derrick Wirtz, in the Dept. of Psychology.