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U of I Students Receive National Science Foundation Research Fellowships

May 05, 2020

MOSCOW, Idaho — May 5, 2020 — Four University of Idaho student-researchers have been awarded National Science Foundation Graduate Research Program Fellowships for 2020.

The fellowship program recognizes outstanding graduate students in science, technology, engineering and math. Fellows earn a three-year annual stipend of $34,000 and a $12,000 cost of education allowance for tuition and fees.

Recipients are:

  • Mellisa Clemons, Coeur d’Alene, Department of Biological Sciences. Her research focuses on mitochondria as an interface between neural development and disease, utilizing genetic models in mouse retina.
  • LeeAnn Hold, El Dorado Hills, California, Biological Engineering. Her research examines the mechanisms behind the formation and healing of tendon tissue.
  • Elyce Gosselin, Boise, Natural Resources. Her project explores diseases and history of bats on the Galápagos Islands in the Pacific Ocean.
  • Maia Wilson, Belleville, Illinois, Anthropology. Her research focuses on investigating the identities of misplaced African ancestors buried at Ocmulgee Mounds National Historic Park in Macon, Georgia.

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