CBI congratulates trainee Marya Ornelas, who was recently awarded a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship.

The NSF Graduate Research Fellowship supports graduate students pursuing research based graduate degrees in STEM fields. More information about the fellowship can be found at

Marya’s proposed research project encompasses her work in the Mehta lab, where she works toward developing yeast and pseudoviral systems to study proteins involved in the capping of RNA viral genomes.

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