March 21, 2017

Bioinformatics Graduate Program student, Zena Lapp, was awarded a prestigious NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program Fellowship and Negar Farzaneh was given an honorary mention

DCMB is proud their students have been recognized by the prestigious NSF GRFP. This national competition has over 13,000 applicants across disciplines; Zena Lapp is one of 2,000 awardees. Her undergraduate degree is in biochemistry from the Univ. of Wooster and she is currently a first-year PIBS student. Negar Farzenah is a first-year PhD student in the Bioinformatics Program. While pursuing her Master’s degree, she began research with Prof. Kayvan Najarian which she continues to engage in.