Congratulations to our Latest Fellowship Recipients

GSBS is pleased to congratulate Alexis Garretson and Iris Montes on their receipt of fellowships supporting their graduate studies.
Alexis Garretson and Iris Montes

Iris Montes, a PhD student in the CMDB program was recently awarded an NIH F31 fellowship for her work focusing on "Determining the Role of p97 Adaptor UBXD8 in Peroxisome Function". Iris is conducting her thesis research in the lab of Mali Raman.

Alexis Garretson, a PhD student in the Genetics program - JAX Track was recently awarded an SIGHPC (Special Interest Group on High Performance Computing) fellowship from the Association of Computing Machinery.  Alexis is carrying out her thesis work in the lab of Beth Dumont where she studies population genetic variability.

The SIGHPC fellowship program is intended to increase the diversity of students pursuing graduate degrees in data science and computational science, including women as well as students from racial/ethnic backgrounds that have been historically underrepresented in the computing field.