Education

Graduate Student Fellowships

QB3 at UCSC provides fellowships to attract and retain promising graduate students. So far, QB3 has supported the following graduate researchers:

Jolene Draper, MCD Biology
QB3 fellowship 2013-14

Jinbo Zhu, Schmidt laboratory, Electrical Engineering
QB3 fellowship 2013-14

Sarah Lindley, Zhang laboratory, Program in Biomedical Science & Engineering/Chemistry track
QB3 fellowship 2012-13

Rachel Doran, Berman laboratory, Program in Biomedical Science & Engineering/MCD Biology track
QB3 fellowship 2011-12

Miten Jian, Akeson laboratory, Biomolecular Engineering
QB3 Keck fellowship 2011-12 

Brandon Rice, Green laboratory, Program in Biomedical Science & Engineering/Bioinformatics & Computational Biology track
QB3 fellowship 2011-12

Christian Nelson, Bhalla laboratory, MCD Biology
QB3 fellowship 2010-11

Tyler Liban, Rubin laboratory, Program in Biomedical Science & Engineering/Mechanistic, Structural & Chemical Biology track
QB3 fellowship 2010-11

Jeffrey Nivala, Akeson laboratory, Program in Biomedical Science & Engineering/Mechanistic, Structural & Chemical Biology track
QB3 fellowship 2010-11

Kaelyn Leake, Schmidt laboratory, Electrical Engineering
QB3 fellowship 2009-10

Damon Wheeler, Zhang laboratory, Chemistry
QB3 fellowship 2009-10
Characterizes the optical properties of hollow gold nanospheres (HGNs) to discover how they can be effectively used to obliterate cancer cells and toxic molecules upon irradiation with precisely focused light. Read about it