Newsmaker: Nancy Trun
Noteworthy: Received the President's Award for Excellence in Teaching from Duquesne University.
Residence: Highland Park
Family: Parents, Margaret and Francis Trun
Occupation: Associate professor in biological sciences at the Bayer School of Natural and Environmental Sciences at Duquesne
Education: Doctorate in molecular biology from Princeton University in 1988; Bachelor of Science from Ohio State University in 1982
Background: National Academies Teaching Fellow at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Chevy Chase, Md.; treasurer of the American Society of Microbiology, Allegheny branch; treasurer of the Faculty Senate of Duquesne; vice president of the Homeless Cat Management Team, Tarentum
Quote: "I get to teach Ph.D. candidates in the laboratory, as well as teach undergraduates. So it's a great mix because I can do some research and do some teaching."
- Thomas Olson
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