Steve Fassino, who participated in the 2009 Research Experience for Undergraduates at NIMBioS, has won an undergraduate research award from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville (UT). Fassino, a junior majoring in mathematics at UT, won a EURēCA award in the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources division. The Exhibition of Undergraduate Research and Creative Achievement (EURēCA) represents faculty-mentored undergraduate research in 12 divisions at UT. Fassino’s project, Modeling Monoterpene Synthesis in Monarda didyma, began while he was a student participating in NIMBioS' REU program. His faculty advisor was Kimberly Gwinn.