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JST safety awards honor volunteer and laboratory safety

The Joint Safety Team (JST) presented this year’s safety awards to:

  • JST Safety Award: Post-Doctoral Associate Jennifer Laaser, given for going above and beyond to help improve JST's mission in making academic laboratories safer. She also received $100 dollars for her efforts to improve the JST.
  • Safest Laboratory Award Spring 2015: Professor Valerie Pierre Research Laboratory, given for the best results in the student-led lab walk through. The award was accepted by Graduate Student Sarah Harris. Pierre’s laboratory received $75. 

Pictured, from left, is Sarah Harris, accepting the Safest Laboratory Award, Clifford Gee, JST Finance Officer who presented the awards, and Jennifer Laaser.