Sommer is a third year undergraduate student completing her studies in Integrated Science with a concentration in Biochemistry. She joined the Wright Lab in January 2018 to help expand the collection of resistance genes in the Antibiotic Resistance Platform (ARP). Outside of the lab, Sommer is a national level badminton player and she enjoys boxing, camping, hiking, and eating strawberries.
Every year, the IIDR provides 10 $1000 fellowship awards to eligible undergraduate students and IIDR trainees working throughout the summer. Wright Lab undergraduate student Sommer Chou is a recipient this year.
Source: McMaster IIDR