Graduate Students Receive National Science Foundation Research Fellowships
Ana Bobilev, an incoming Neuroscience student, received an honorable mention for her proposal "The Role of PAX6 in Brain Structure and Function: An Imaging Genetics Approach". David Schaeffer, a student in BBS, was awarded an NSF Graduate Research Fellowship for his proposal on "The Effect of Exercise on Neural Fiber Tracts and Memory in Overweight Children". According to the NSF website, "the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program provides fellowships to individuals selected early in their graduate careers based on their demonstrated potential for significant achievements in science and engineering. Three years of support is provided by the program for graduate study that is in a field within NSF's mission and leads to a research-based doctoral degree."