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Grad Student Awarded 2022 UC-National Lab Fee Research Program Fellowship

December 22, 2021


Quantitative and Systems Biology Ph.D. candidate Nadia Miranda received a two-year UC-National Lab In-Residence Graduate Fellowship from the UC-National Lab Fee Research Program.

The fellowship provides support for UC doctoral students to conduct in-residence dissertation research and receive professional training at Los Alamos or Lawrence Livermore National Laboratories (LLNL). The program is a partnership of the UC Office of the President's Research and Innovation and the Office of National Laboratories.

Miranda studies Coccidioides spp., the fungal pathogen species responsible for coccidiodomycosis, also known as Valley fever, with UC Merced Professor Katrina Hoyer and Gabriela Loots at LLNL.