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Sarah Kaunfer to be Honored as 21st Century Leader

Sarah Kaunfer, Microbiology Class of '22, will be honored as a 21st Century Leader along with nine other seniors at UMass Undergraduate Commencement on Friday, May 13, 2022. Ms. Kaunfer was an undergraduate researcher with Associate Professor of Microbiology Yasu Morita studying characterization of the cell envelope of Mycobacterium tuberculosis, the causative agent for the global respiratory disease.

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