BME Senior Research Technician Brian Velasco has won this year’s Dean’s Performance Award for his exceptional contributions in faculty support. Brian exceeds expectations in all areas of the lab’s administration. During COVID-19, he has been the only lab member to regularly be onsite to maintain critical functions including cell lines, animal welfare checks, etc. In these challenging times, he has been entrusted to prepare key reagents for the lab and detailed quality control logs.
The Dean’s Performance Awards honor UNC School of Medicine staff members whose exemplary work has contributed to UNC achieving its vision of becoming the nation’s leading public school of medicine. The awardees are nominated by their peers and selected by the Administration Advisory Council in six different categories: diversity, community service, faculty, research, education, administration. Each winner receives $1,000 in acknowledgement of their extraordinary efforts. To read the full official announcement, visit UNC Health News website here.