Currently researching: A pill made from Gadusol, a naturally occurring antioxidant, that, when ingested, would protect against harmful ultraviolet rays, thus obviating the need to apply sunscreen on the skin.
Van Anh Vu, a third year BioHealth Sciences major in the College of Science, was recently featured in The Daily Barometer discussing her research in the lab of Alan Bakalinsky, associate professor of Food Science and Technology.
A highly accomplished honors student, Van Anh has been offered early admission to the graduate program in the College of Pharmacy. She served as one of the upperclassman guest speakers at the first-year orientation for biohealth sciences students last fall. This year Vu will embark on a study abroad program