Amaya and Rosa-Mercado, two second years, win prestigious fellowships

April 13, 2018

By Meaghan Sullivan: Cathy Amaya and Nicolle Rosa-Mercado have both received prestigious fellowships to support their dissertation work. Cathy received an award from the National Science Foundation’s Graduate Research Fellowships Program (NSF GRFP) to support her work in Christian Schlieker’s lab. Nicolle Rosa-Mercado received a Ford Fellowship, which promotes diversity in science, and will support her work in Joan Steitz’s lab. She also received an honorable mention from the NSF GRFP.