Maya Woolfolk awarded HHMI Gilliam Fellowship for Advanced Study

July 28, 2022
Maya Woolfolk

Congratulations to PhD candidate Maya Woolfolk and advisor, Hopi Hoekstra, awarded one of 51 Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) Gilliam Fellowships for Advanced Study.

The program provides awards to pairs of dissertation advisers and their graduate students based on what HHMI values and considers essential components of the environment, particularly the institution and adviser’s commitment to creating a healthy academic ecosystem and the student’s potential for scientific leadership. HHMI awarded Maya for her project titled, "Understanding the ultimate and proximate causes of natural variation in infant vocal behaviors using a novel rodent model."

See also: Graduate News, 2022