Ana, a senior in Biochemistry and Biophysics, is a member of the University Honors College. An outstanding student, Ana has carried out undergraduate research in the laboratory of Dr. John Hays since early in her freshman year. She won the top presenter award at OSU’s Celebrating Undergraduate Excellence event in 2012. At the national level, Ana has won the prestigious McKnight Prize, for outstanding undergraduate researchers in biological chemistry.
In addition to her academic accomplishments, Ana has an exceptional record of service to OSU. She has been active in the Honors Activities and Advisory Council of the UHC and in the UHC Council. Ana serves as Vice President for Service in the Mortar Board Senior Honor Society at OSU, and is a member of the Board of Directors for the OSU Alumni Association. She is also an Ambassador for the College of Science.