The Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) named two graduate college students learning organic sciences within the Kenneth P. Dietrich Faculty of Arts and Sciences and their advisors as Gilliam Fellows. The annual award is given in recognition of excellent analysis and a dedication to constructing a extra inclusive scientific ecosystem.
Rachael Kramp and Crystal Lara Santos have been amongst 50 college students from 37 establishments within the 2023 cohort, and so they be part of 451 fellows locally thus far. Kramp’s advisor is Assistant Professor Jessica Stephenson; Santos’ advisor is Affiliate Professor Anne Carlson. Frederick Honors Faculty Scholar Mentor Josh Cannon suggested the scholars via the appliance course of.
Every student-advisor pair will obtain an annual award totaling $53,000 for as much as three years. In accordance with HHMI, the Gilliam Fellows Program invests in pairs that embody management in science and are dedicated to advancing fairness and inclusion. Advisors will take part in a yearlong mentorship course, which incorporates month-to-month on-line interactive webinars and two in-person workshops at HHMI headquarters in Maryland.