September 22, 2014  

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Brookhaven Student Recognized at Southern Miss Graduate Symposium

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Melissa Adams of Brookhaven, Miss., was recently recognized at the 2011 Graduate Student Research Symposium at The University of Southern Mississippi.

Adams, a biological sciences major, is the daughter of James Stein of Waco, TX, and Cindy and Boyd Hudson of Brookhaven, Miss. She is married to Kenneth Adams and has one child, Katie Adams.

Adam’s work, “Glutathione Metabolism and its Effects on the Pathogenic Fungus Histoplasma Capsulatum”, was selected by the Graduate Senate and Dean of the College of Graduate Studies as the top paper in her department. Winners receive recognition and a monetary award.

The symposium took place on March 18, 2011 and provided graduate students an opportunity to present their research to faculty, staff, students and members of the broader university community. This symposium is designed to enhance the scholarly environment for graduate students and to highlight the quality, innovative, and diverse scholarship of Southern Miss graduate students.