Austin, who started his undergraduate research in our lab, and then moved on to a summer internship in the O'Kane Lab, in the Department of Genetics at Cambridge (UK), is the 2016 Winner of UB's Clifford C. Furnas Award. The Clifford C. Furnas Scholar-Athlete Award was established to recognize outstanding undergraduate performance in scholarship and athletic prowess, and to encourage continuation into graduate or professional education. The recipient of this award must be committed to the pursuit of subsequent graduate study in any field or discipline at any accredited college or university. Congratulations!!! This is a great accomplishment.