During the 2019-2020 academic year, 7 of our graduate students received prestigious external fellowships.

photo of Tatyana Bodrug, graduate student
Tatyana Bodrug, graduate student (Brown lab)
photo of Baggio Evangelista graduate student 2019 Cohen lab
Baggio Evangelista, graduate student (Cohen lab)
Odessa Goudy
Odessa Goudy, graduate student (Kuhlman lab)
Stephan Kudlacek, graduate student (Campbell lab)
Ben Roberts BCBP graduate student
Ben Roberts, graduate student (Neher lab)
Hanna Trzeciakiewicz
Hanna Trzeciakiewicz, PhD, recent graduate (Cohen lab)
Nathaniel Wesley
Nathaniel Wesley, graduate student (McGinty lab)













UNC Biochemistry and Biophysics students have earned graduate research fellowships from the NSF and NRSA. The fellowship program recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students in NSF-supported science, technology, engineering, and mathematics disciplines.

Fellows share in the prestige and opportunities that become available when they are selected. This year, UNC Biochemistry and Biophysics is proud to announce 7 Biochemistry and Biophysics graduate students who are recipients of this prestigious fellowship:

Tatyana Bodrug, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship
Baggio Evangelista, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship
Odessa Goudy, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship
Stephen Kudlacek, (NRSA Fellowship (F31) – National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
Benjamin Roberts, NRSA Fellowship (F31) – National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
Hanna Trzeciakiewicz, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship
Nathaniel Wesley, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship
External fellowships, which are highly competitive awards from the federal government and other organizations, add to Carolina’s reputation as one of the world’s leading public research universities. This academic year, 325 graduate students campus-wide, who represent 59 academic programs, received prestigious external fellowships.