Graduate student Hannah Bailey (Quinlan group) has been awarded a Pauley Fellowship by the UCLA College of Letters and Sciences, Division of Physical Sciences.
The Edwin W. Pauley Fellowship is a two-year fellowship program designed to provide fellowship support to beginning graduate students with outstanding records and promise of scholarly achievement. Recipients receive a $15,000 stipend during years one and four.
Bailey is a first-year Biochemistry, Molecular and Structural Biology (BMSB) Ph.D. student in Professor Margot Quinlan’s laboratory. She received a bachelor’s degree in biochemistry and molecular biology from Otterbein University in 2018. During Bailey’s undergraduate studies she worked as a research assistant in Professor John Tansey’s lab studying perilipin 5 and as a clinical research and drug development intern at Navidea Biopharmaceuticals, Inc.
As part of the Quinlan group, Bailey is studying the role of actin polymerization on polarity establishment during oogenesis in Drosophila melanogaster. To learn more about their research, visit the Quinlan group’s website.
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