UChicago graduate students and advisors awarded fellowships to increase diversity in sciences

The University of Chicago graduate students and their thesis advisors have been awarded Gilliam Fellowships for Advanced Study from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI). The fellowships support development of their scientific leadership and commitment to advance diversity and inclusion in the sciences. 

The 2018 recipients of Gilliam Fellowships from UChicago are:

  • Kate Cavanaugh, PhD candidate in devlopment, regeneration and cellular biology. Advisor: Margaret Gardel, PhD, Professor of Physics. 
  • Cody Hernandez, PhD candidate in molecular genetics and cellular biology, co-founder and director of the Graduate Recruitment Initiative Team. Advisor: Jonathan Staley, PhD, Professor of Molecular Genetics and Cell Biology.
  • Charles Washington, PhD candidate in human genetics. Advisor: Carole Ober, PhD, Professor and Chair of the Department of Human Genetics. 

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