Catharine Shipps, a fourth-year MB&B student in the Malvankar Lab, has been awarded the 2021 Annie Le Fellowship. This fellowship is awarded to students who have demonstrated leadership or service to Yale and the New Haven communities, an exemplary record of academic achievements, and outstanding interpersonal skills.
Catharine is also affiliated with the Graduate Program in Physical and Engineering Biology where she regularly participates in outreach events. She also is involved in outreach and mentorship for the NSF REU program in the biomedical science and engineering program at Yale. Catharine has also participated in many programs that focus on diversity and inclusion including the BBS Diversity Preview Weekend and the anonymization of MB&B faculty applications which aims to remove biases from the hiring process. Congratulations to Catharine on all of her service and for receiving this well-deserved award.
By: Jake Thrasher