SIP Graduate Student Mentors in the News

  • Tuguldur Sukhbold distributes telescopes to 7% of rural Mongolian schools.
  • Katherine Ennis receives Alumni Association Award at 11th Annual Graduate Research Symposium.
  • Justine Smith’s study about how the nearby presence of humans affects puma hunting behavior.
  • Sarah Kienle receives NOAA grant for her research on elephant seals.
  • Jessica Perez-Cunningham earns life sciences fellowship.
  • Chris Law, Spencer Castro, and Katherine McElroy receive NSF grants.
  • David Fryxell’s research about the gendered ecological impact of mosquitofish.
  • Caroline Morley on the starless molten metal planet PSO J318.5-22.
  • Veronica Yovovich‘s work on the Santa Cruz Puma Project is cited in National Geographic.
  • SIP Intern-hosting Labs and Faculty in the News

  • Camilla Forsberg receives Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers for stem cell research.
  • Rita Mehta organizes Women in Science Summit.
  • Faculty Supervisor Jonathan Fortney part of NASA coalition leading search for life on distant worlds.

  • Three articles regarding the UC Santa Cruz Genomics Institute:

  • California Initiative to Advance Precision Medicine funds UC Santa Cruz pediatric cancer project
  • UC Santa Cruz pediatric cancer project receives $250,000 to fight high-risk neuroblastoma
  • A visionary, a genius, and the human genome

  • Jonathan Fortney quoted in Space Magazine article regarding Saturn’s rings.
  • Joel Primack receives award from American Physical Society.