Naomi Lopez-Caraballo awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

Naomi Lopez-Caraballo, a first year student in the Neuroscience and Physiology Graduate Program, was awarded a prestigious National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship. Kristen D'Elia, a second year student also in the Neuroscience and Physiology Graduate Program was named an honorable mention. Ms. D'Elia is co-mentored by Jeremy Dasen and David Schoppik. The NSF 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. For the 2017 competition, NSF received over 13,000 applications, and made 2,000 award offers. More information about the program and a full list of awardees can be found on the National Science Foundation website.