Senior to Represent BRIN Undergraduate Fellows in Pierre
Friday, January 23, 2009
SIOUX FALLS – Dan Day, a senior from Vermillion, S.D., majoring in computer science and biology, has been selected to represent all the Biomedical Research Infrastructure Network (BRIN) undergraduate fellows at the Poster Day in Pierre, S.D., on February 17.
Day, a Dean’s List student at Augustana, was selected as a BRIN fellow to work in bioinformatics after his freshman year at Augustana. He spent the summer following his sophomore year at the University of Minnesota, and the next summer at a joint Harvard/MIT program in computational biology and molecular biology.
He has been accepted at Yale for his PhD, and will be interviewing at Harvard and Chicago.
Last spring Day was named recipient of the Augustana Covenant Award for Community. He is the son of Lynne and David Day of Vermillion.