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Sarah Y. Lockwood ('10)

2‌015 Young Alumni Award


Sarah Lockwood graduated from Saginaw Valley State University with a Bachelor of Science in chemistry with minors in mathematics and biology in May 2010. In December 2014 she received her Ph.D. in analytical chemistry after successfully defending her thesis: Investigating the use of Microfluidics to obtain Pharmacokinetic and Pharmacodynamic Profiles Simultaneously on a Single Platform.

While completing her Ph.D., Sarah taught undergraduate classes at Michigan State University, receiving the Outstanding Teaching Award for three semesters. She was also awarded the Klomparens Fellowship, the Completion Fellowship, and the Analytical Chemistry Babcock Award and Fellowship, as well as the Tony B. Travel Award. Sarah has been published in various peer-reviewed journals and has presented at conferences across the United States.

During her time at SVSU, Sarah was regularly on the dean’s and president’s lists. She was captain of the women’s club lacrosse team for three years, earning Academic All-American honors in 2008 and Club Sport Athlete of the Year honors in 2010.

In January, Sarah accepted a position as chief technical officer at LifeBlood, a start-up company in East Lansing. She currently resides in East Lansing.