The Wheatley Institution

Matthew Lelegren

Student Scholar 2011

Matthew LelegrenMatthew J. Lelegren currently attends the School of Medicine at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. He graduated from Brigham Young University with a bachelors of science in Biochemistry with a Minor in Spanish and University Honors. As an undergraduate, he worked in Dr. Daniel Simmons’ laboratory as a Research assistant for 3 years. During that time, he received two Undergraduate Research Awards through the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry (2011, 2012) as well as an ORCA grant (2013). As a Honors Student, he completed an Honors Thesis which includes some of the data obtained from his laboratory work. Matthew is Married to Kate Lelegren and they have one daughter, Eloise.

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