June 2, 2009

Graduate Student Jessica Smith receives NSF Graduate Fellowship

Jessica Smith, a first year-graduate student in the Fasan group, has been awarded a prestigious NSF Graduate Research Fellowship. The National Science Foundation (NSF) offers fellowships to students in their early stages of pursuing a research based Master's or PhD degree. The award is based on Jessica's outstanding academic record and her research proposal submitted to the National Science Foundation last fall entitled "KFE8 Peptide Self-Assembly Directed by Oligonucleotide Recognition Events."