Joshua Russel wins Outstanding Graduate Student Award

Joshua Russel, graduate student in the lab of Dr. Jon Pierce-Shimomura, received the Granof Outstanding Graduate Student Award.  This award recognizes outstanding graduate students for distinguished scholarship, research, writing, service and teaching.  Joshua’s thesis research investigates the neuromolecular basis of sensory perception in c elegans.  He also helped develop an outreach program for graduate students to reach out to the K-12 classrooms.