Cell Biology graduate student Danielle DaCrema has been awarded the prestigious Christine Mirzayan Science and Technology Policy Graduate Fellowship at the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine in Washington, D.C. She is one of four past or current UVa graduate students in the current class of Fellows from across the country:
The Mirzayan Fellowship provides graduate students and recent graduates with the opportunity to explore the field of science and technology policy in the Nation’s Capital by spending 12 weeks at the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine: https://mirzayanfellow.nas.edu/
Danielle is a senior PhD student in the laboratory of Adrian Halme, where she studies the control of regeneration during development in Drosophila. She has been active in the Graduate Biosciences Society and has a passion for communicating science to non-scientists.
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