News Archive from October, 2019

Hadley Witt Receives F31 Fellowship

Congratulations to Hadley Witt who has received an F31 Fellowship Award for her dissertation research "The Role of Neutrophil Mechanosensing During Oropharyngeal Candidiasis".  Hadley is a 5th-year graduate student and is conducting her research in the Reichner lab.

Jenna Wurster NSF Award

Jenna Wurster has been awarded a fellowship from The National Science Foundation for her proposal "The Kimchi Microbiome as a Model of Microbial Fermentative Competition".  Jenna is completing her thesis work in the Belenky Lab.  Congratulations Jenna!

Korry NSF Award

Congratulations to Benjamin Korry who received a Graduate Research Fellowship Award for his work in the Belenky Lab!  This award for "Examining the Dynamics of Antibiotic Resistance in Marine Microbiota" is funded by the National Science Foundation Fellowship Program which recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students who are pursuing research-based Master's and doctoral degrees.

NSF Award Recipient

Third-year graduate student Swathi Penumutchu has received an NSF Fellowship Award for her proposal "Multi-omic analysis of Purified-Plant Fibers and Prophylactic Antibiotics On the Rumen Microbiome".  The National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students in NSF-supported science, technology, engineering, and mathematics disciplines who are pursuing research-based Master's and doctoral degrees at accredited United States institutions.  Congratulations to Swathi and mentor Peter Belenky!

2019 Frederic Poole Gorham Award

Congratulations to Layra Cintró​n-Rivera on her selection as a 2019 Frederic Poole Gorham Pre-doctoral Fellow.  This designation of a meritorious student is made by the Associate Dean for Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies in consultation with Graduate Program Directors, in memory of Professor Gorham.  Layra is conducting her thesis work in the lab of Jessica Plavicki.