Rachel Marty Pyke, a Ph.D. student in the Bioinformatics and Systems Biology graduate program, will receive the 2019 Chancellor's Dissertation Medal at commencement for her dissertation “The Role of MHC Variation in Tumor Progression.” Six graduating Ph.D. students in different disciplines were selected for this honor.
Ileena Mitra, a Ph.D. student in Bioinformatics & Systems Biology, has been awarded the Autism Science Foundation predoctoral fellowship for researching de novo short tandem repeats in Autism.
Jessica Zhou, a Ph.D. student in Bioinformatics and Systems Biology, has been awarded a Fulbright Research Award to study in Germany 2019-20. She will be doing research at the University of Potsdam and the Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine.
Rachel Marty Pyke, a Ph.D. student in the Bioinformatics and Systems Biology graduate program, has been named a 2019 Siebel Scholar.
Daniela Nachmanson, a Ph.D. student in Bioinformatics & Systems Biology, has been awarded a TRDRP (Tobacco-Related Disease Research Program) predoctoral research fellowship.
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