Congratulations to Allissia Gilmartin, who was awarded an NIH F30 – Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award

Allissia Gilmartin was awarded an NIH F30, an Individual Predoctoral Fellowship from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), beginning on 6/1/16 and continuing for 4 years.  She is an MSTP student and the purpose of this award is to enhance the integrated research and clinical training of promising predoctoral students who are matriculated in a combined MD/PhD or other dual-doctoral degree training program.  Allissia has been studying “The Role of Lysosomes and Amoebapores in Amoebic Trogocytosis and Cell Killing.” At present, she has completed her PhD in Bill Petri’s lab and is currently in her 4th year of Med School.