Barwe/Rexing Scholarship

2020 Barwe/Rexing Scholar: Alexa Howser

Alexa Howser is studying biology with chemistry and psychology minors. She works in Professor Rich Hardy's laboratory where she researches the evolution of the chikungunya virus in mammalian and mosquito cells. In past summer, Alexa has interned at the Scott County Health Department in the HIV clinic, and this summer she will be interning with Eli Lilly. She is a member of the Corporate Relations Committee of the Indiana University Dance Marathon. Alexa plans to continue her education in medical school to become an obstetrician and gynecologist.