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Yuliya Pylayeva-Gupta, PhD
Yuliya Pylayeva-Gupta, PhD (Associate Professor, Genetics)

Yuliya Pylayeva-Gupta, PhD (Associate Professor, Genetics) has been awarded a Phillip and Ruth Hettleman Prize for Artistic and Scholarly Achievement, recognizing her groundbreaking and innovate research and future career promise.

The late Phillip Hettleman, a member of the Carolina class of 1921, and his wife Ruth established their prestigious named award in 1986 to recognize the achievements of outstanding junior faculty. The recipients of the $5,000 prize will be recognized at an upcoming Faculty Council Meeting, and will deliver a presentation on their research during University Research Week.