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Student Receives Grant to Further Depression Research

Tuesday, June 26, 2007

Kristin Tarzia, a 2007 Westminster College neuroscience graduate, was awarded a Drinko Center Grant. Her research, "The Behavioral Model of Depression," was presented at the NEURON Conference hosted by Hunter College.

She is a daughter of Dominic and Judy Tarzia of Monaca and a graduate of Center High School.

"Enhancing opportunities for undergraduate research is an important component of the work of the Drinko Center in enriching undergraduate education," said Dr. Virginia Tomlinson, Westminster College associate professor of sociology and director of the Drinko Center. "The Undergraduate Research Initiative provides funding for students to conduct research and to present their research at regional and national conferences."

Contact Tomlinson at (724) 946-6097 or e-mail tomlinvm@westminster.edu for more information.