Connecticut Student Researchers Shine

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Affrin Ahmed of Bloomfield, a UConn second-year international graduate student majoring in applied genomics, is seen working on her Partnership for Innovation and Education (PIE) summer research project.

Ahmed was among the local college students who presented their innovative projects to distinguished guests including state legislators at UConn Health Aug. 1 during Innovation Fellows Research Day, an event that showcased PIE, a newly launched statewide consortium.

The inaugural class of PIE summer program fellows comprises 79 students from UConn, Trinity College, University of St. Joseph, Central Connecticut State University, Southern Connecticut State University, University of Hartford, and Tunxis Community College.

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