Three graduate students in the Department of Chemistry recently earned distinction from the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Georgia as recipients of distinguished fellowships. Brian Sanders is the 2014 recipient of the prestigious Mary Laraine Young Hines Graduate Fellowship in Cancer Research. Sean Marrache and Anthony Prudden are the 2014 recipients of prestigious Grimes Family Distinguished Graduate Fellowships in Natural Sciences. These fellowships support excellence, innovation, dedication and creativity in graduate research related to cancer.
Robert J. Gilliard, Jr., a 2014 doctoral graduate in the University of Georgia Franklin College of Arts and Sciences department of chemistry, has been awarded a UNCF/Merck Foundation Postdoctoral Science Research Fellowship. The award provides $98,000 and includes a stipend, research grant, and travel funds for up to two years of fellowship tenure.