Alison Maxwell '15 awarded Prestigious NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

Alison Maxwell '15, BA in Biochemistry, was awarded a prestigious NSF Graduate Research Fellowship in a national competition.  She is currently a graduate student in the Chemistry and Chemical Biology program at the University of California, San Francisco working in the laboratory of Dr. William DeGrado.  The NSF GRF will support Alison’s research on the design of novel fluorescent probes for structural determination of variants of amyloid fibrils that are the cause of Alzheimer’s disease. 

Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry

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