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Marta Cruz CisnerosMarta Cruz Cisneros is a graduate student in the Genetics and Molecular Biology (GMB) curriculum and member of the Mark Heise and Marty Ferris laboratories, where she studies how host genetic variation influences antibody response to adjuvanted influenza vaccination.

Congratulations to Marta Cruz Cisneros on being awarded Graduate Diversity Enrichment Program grant from Burroughs Wellcome Fund. The GDEP is a two-year grant to underrepresented minority PhD students enrolled in NC Institutions of Higher Education. The Graduate Diversity Enrichment Program (GDEP) Award is highly competitive.  The Burroughs Wellcome Fund will provide $5,000 over two years to afford Marta opportunities for greater science and research enrichment experiences.  Congratulations!