Brackenridge Fellowship: My Cohort

What I hope to learn from other Brackenridge recipients   Hi everyone, here are my thoughts when it comes to what I would like to learn from my cohort and the rest of my peers in the Brackenridge fellowship. Last summer I participated in another research fellowship which only had students from the biological field….

Brackenridge Introduction Post

Hello my name is Eric Gliniak and I am a rising senior studying biochemistry. This summer I am participating in the Brackenridge summer fellowship to continue my work in the Palladino lab. My work revolves around a metabolic disease called Triosephosphate Isomerase Deficiency. This disease is characterized by hemolytic anemia, progressive neurological/muscular degeneration, and a…

My CURF: Be Patient But Stay Curious

Receiving the Chancellors Undergraduate Research Fellowship has been very fulfilling and I am very appreciative to those that keep this great fellowship going. As a Pitt student it is great to see the encouragement from faculty for undergraduate research. This opportunity gave me the ability to delve deeper into my work and make it a…

My Experience in the Palladino Lab

I Currently work at Palladino lab’s, and this will be my third year there. My freshman year I was eager to get into a lab setting, so I looked into any opportunities I could get. I found a work-study position in Dr. Palladino’s lab shortly after. During this time, I took care of cleaning the…