UNC BOG & App State Excellence in Teaching Awards winners

BOONE, N.C. — Dr. Maryam Ahmed, a professor in App State’s Department of Biology, has received the 2023 University of North Carolina Board of Governors Excellence in Teaching Award.

Each year, one faculty member from each of the UNC System’s 17 institutions is selected for the award and receives a $12,500 cash prize.

In addition to her role as an educator of App State students, Ahmed is a virologist whose area of research focuses on how viruses interact with different host cells for the development of cancer therapies. Her professional background includes work in immunology, cancer biology and infectious diseases.

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Published: Apr 27, 2023 1:40pm