Two undergraduate Genetics students awarded prestigious 2015 Barry M. Goldwater Scholarships for demonstrating academic excellence in fields of mathematics, the natural sciences, and engineering.
Margaret Marash: Genetics, School of Arts and Sciences, 2016. Isolates cellular mutations that may reveal information leading to improved treatments for genetic diseases.
Alina Afinogenova: Genetics and economics, School of Arts and Sciences, 2016. Investigates the molecular basis of memory storage, research that may contribute to new therapies for diseases such as Alzheimer's and Huntington's.