Former Neuroscience Student Receives Prestigious NSF Graduate Research Fellowship
Congratulations to alumna, Rikki Laser, for receiving a 2021 National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship (GRFP)! "The NSF GRFP is a prestigious fellowship program that recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students in NSF-supported STEM disciplines who are pursuing research-based master's and doctoral degrees at accredited US institutions. As the oldest graduate fellowship of its kind, the GRFP has a long history of selecting recipients who achieve high levels of success in their future academic and professional careers. The reputation of the GRFP follows recipients and often helps them become lifelong leaders that contribute significantly to both scientific innovation and teaching."
Laser graduated from the University of Iowa in 2020 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Neuroscience. While at Iowa, she was an Iowa Biosciences Academy Scholar and a Latham Fellow. She is currently pursuing a PhD in Pyschology at Cornell University.