AWARDS AND HONORS
NIH Academic Research Enhancement Award (2016-2019)
UC Merced Academic Senate Faculty Research Grant (2012, 2015, 2016)
UC Merced HSRI Biomedical Seed Grant (2014)
AHA Postdoctoral Fellowship (2008-2010)
BPS Professional Opportunities for Women Travel Award (2010)
ASCB Postdoctoral Travel Award (2010)
UC Irvine Dean’s Award for Postdoctoral Research Excellence (2009)
UC Irvine Barbara Burgess Memorial Postdoctoral Award (2008)
NASA Graduate Student Research Fellowship (2005)
UCSB Graduate Opportunity Fellowship (2005)
NSF Graduate Teaching Fellowship (2004)
UCSB Mitsubishi Chemical Distinguished Graduate Fellowship (2004)
UCSB Broida-Hirschfelder Fellowship (2004)
UCSB Science and Engineering Research Grant (2004)
UCSB Doctoral Student Travel Grant (2004)
Caltech Summer Undergraduate Research Fellow in Physics (1995)
US College Board Advanced Placement Scholar (1994)
NASA High School Student Internship (1994)
Play: fancy microscopes, tiny protein machines, imperfect biopolymers. For more details see our Research page.
Profess: Modern labs (Phys160); Math Methods (Phys116); Intro Physics for bio and physical science majors (Phys 19 &9).
Prototype: student-run Science on Wheels program at UC Merced. Demos by Phys160 students, organized by Joe Lopes.