Just got the wonderful news that my application was selected for a Faculty for the Future Fellowship! Recipients are women in STEM fields who may become role models in the sciences upon returning to their home countries. The fellowship will fund the last year of my PhD at Harvard, working with the phylogenetic relationships of gastropods, their biogeography in the marine environment and the evolution of shell shape across large time scales.
After a great semester with many leading researchers coming to talk to us about all sorts of topics and software on phylogeography and phylogenomics, I got the Certificate of Distinction in Teaching from the Derek Bok Center for my work at 'Phylogenetics and Phylogeography in the Era of Genomics' (OEB275r) last Fall! Read more about Teaching Award