Laura Wanner Gomba is the recipient of the Carlo and Valerie Bagni Oustanding Biomedical Science Student Award for 2015.
Hood Graduate School alum Dr. Rachel Bagni, who now heads the Biomedical Science program at Hood and established the award in honor of her parents, calls Laura “an exemplary student [and] …an excellent representative of Hood in an highly competitive and demanding field. ”
Bagni describes Laura’s thesis – Development of an electrochemiluminescent assay to support high throughput screening for botulinum neurotoxin serotype A inhibitors – as a “well conceived, designed and executed project which highlighted Laura’s commitment to quality scientific research. Data from the thesis has been included in multiple funded grant applications.