Shandna Burroughs has successfully defended her Master's thesis entitled "Ghrelin and prokinectin-2 are affecting the sexual and ingesitve behaviors of the female Syrian hamster." Her thesis advisor was Dr. Candice Klingerman. Drs. Jennifer Venditti and William Schwindinger served on her thesis committee. Shandna received her Master's degree in biology at the December 2016 graduate commencement ceremony. Shandna plans to pursue a doctoral degree in the future. Congratulations Shandna!