Benjamin Coburn

Undergraduate Student

Office: 

Morrill I N311A

Phone: 

413-545-1052

Email: 
bcoburn [at] umass [dot] edu
Former PI: 
John Marshall Clark

Benjamin Coburn is a senior pursuing a Bachelor in Environmental Science. He is working on a project sent to the lab by private outside companies who are looking to determine various pediculicidal effects on different species of human head and body lice. The lice are being reared on a non-invasive in-vitro feeding system and tested with chemicals using bioassay techniques. Ben also studies Spanish literature for a Spanish minor.