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The Office of Naval Research (ONR) has named Sophia Merrifield, a physical oceanographer at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego, as a recipient of its Young Investigator Program (YIP) for 2021. The YIP is one of the oldest and most selective scientific research advancement programs in the country.

September 2, 2021

Former Postdoctoral Researcher Receives Young Investigator Award

“The fact that neutralization is so profound with an epitope that’s so well conserved among another deadly coronavirus is remarkable,” said co-author Matthew Shin, a nanoengineering Ph.D. student in Steinmetz’s lab. “This gives us hope for a potential pan-coronavirus vaccine that could offer protection against future pandemics.”

September 1, 2021

Nanoengineering PhD Student Co-Authors Paper on Fridge-Free COVID-19 Vaccines

The Howard Hughes Medical Institute announced that Division of Biological Sciences graduate student Analine Aguayo and advisor Sonya Neal, as well as graduate student Tara Spencer and advisor Rachel Dutton, have been selected to receive 2021 Gilliam Fellowships for Advanced Study.

August 26, 2021

Two Graduate BioSci Student-Advisor Pairs Awarded 2021 HHMI Gilliam Fellowships

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