Sparks awarded Cancer Biology Pathway Fellowship and NSF Fellowship
Melanie Sparks has just been awarded a Cancer Biology Pathway Fellowship from the Siteman Cancer Center. She also received a 3-year National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship for her project entitled "Removing Misincorporated Ribonucleotides from DNA to Maintain Genome Stability". She will defer the start of the NSF award to accept the Siteman fellowship.
Melanie is a graduate student in the Biochemistry program in the Division of Biology and Biomedical Sciences. She recently joined Dr. Zhongsheng You's lab for her thesis research.