Grants and Awards


2017-2018           University of California President’s Postdoctoral Fellow, University of California San Diego,

                              Department of Reproductive Medicine   

2017-2018          University of California San Diego IRACDA Postdoctoral Fellow       


2016-2017           NIH NIDDK T32 Fellow, Boston University Medical Center, Metabolism, Endocrinology and Obesity

                              Training Program (T32DK007201).

2017                     Seahorse Bioscience Travel Award for oral presentation in a Block Symposium at

                              IMMUNOLOGY 2017

2017                     AAI Trainee Abstract Award for oral presentation in a Block Symposium at IMMUNOLOGY 2017

2017                     Boston University, Microbiology Trainee Travel Award, 1st Place

2017                     Boston University, Professional Development & Postdoctoral Affairs Travel Award

2015-2016           NIH NIAID T32 Fellow, Boston University Inflammatory Disorders Training grant, Boston University


2015                     Faculty of Graduate Studies Dean’s Award, Loma University Class of 2015

2013-2015           NIGMS Predoctoral F31 Fellowship 

2012-2015           Bridges to the Professoriate Scholar, Institute on Teaching and Mentoring

2009-2015           Initiative for Maximizing Student Diversity (IMSD) support from Loma Linda University

2011-2012           Nominee, American Association for the Advancement of Science/Science Program for Excellence

                              in Science

2010                     13th Annual Loma Linda University Basic Sciences Symposium, Loma Linda, CA. Poster contest:

                              Honorable Mention

2007                     Tait-Curry Scholarship

2007                     Freshman Chemistry Student of the Year Award

2007                    CRC Press Chemistry Achievement Award