IPiB Student Receives HHMI Fellowship Supporting Diversity in Science

Integrated Program in Biochemistry (IPiB) graduate student Sébastien Ortiz recently earned a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Gilliam Fellowship. He is one of just 39 other students across the United States to receive the award to support diversity in science. “I feel incredibly lucky and surprised to have received this award,” Ortiz says. “The funding will provide …

Venturelli Earns Funding from Army Research Office for Biochemistry of Microbiome

Biochemistry assistant professor Ophelia Venturelli recently received funding for her proposal to the Army Research Office Young Investigator Program. Titled “Large-scale mapping and modeling of human gut microbiota stability and activity,” her research project seeks to develop new technologies to study microbiomes. The United States Army Research Office is part of the Army Research Laboratory, overseen by the Department …