The scholarship will help fund her project on developing a splice variant database. The Bill H. James Foundation supports aspiring African American engineering students. Congrats Alexis!
The $200,000 award from the TRDRP will support our studies on the impact of splicing factor mutations in lung cancer associated with tobacco exposure for 3 years. Thanks to Eva and Cameron for their key contributions to this proposal!
Matt and Carmelle were both awarded Koret Undergraduate Research Scholarships. The funding will support Matt’s work on analyzing gene expression changes in the innate immune system and Carmelle’s project on discovering aberrant splicing biomarkers in cancer cells. Congratulations!
Cameron was awarded a fellowship in the 2018 Ford Foundation Fellowship Programs competition. The $72,000 fellowship over 3 years will support Cameron’s research on U2AF1 mutations in cancer.