ENGAGES Scholar Tatiyanna Singleton named valedictorian
Congratulations to Project ENGAGES student Tatiyanna Singleton who graduated as the valedictorian and STAR student for KIPP Atlanta Collegiate High School, Class of 2018! Tatiyanna has been assisting Simone Douglas in the Platt lab since 2016. Her works with cathepsin-mediated fibrin degradation experiments aims to better understand mechanisms of destabilization and destruction of fibrin matrices in “bio-bots” and microvascular networks. Tatiyanna competed in the Atlanta regional and state science fairs, where she received fourth honors ribbon, and won 1st place in the Project ENGAGES Winter 2017 Celebration Poster competition. She is also listed as a co-author on “Human Cathepsins K, L, and S: Related Proteases, but Unique Fibrinolytic Activity” Tatiyanna will be majoring in engineering at Vanderbilt University in the fall.