Please join us in congratulating Mimi Huang and Kim Stratford in receiving F31 Awards through NIEHS. Mimi works under the mentorship of Dr. Mirek Styblo and is investigating the underlying mechanisms of arsenic-associated diabetes and how nutritional interventions may modify arsenic toxicity. Mimi is a fourth year Toxicology graduate student and has already published two first-author and one co-authored publication on this topic. Kim Stratford is working under the mentorship of Dr. Mehdi Hazari at the U.S. EPA and is examining the role of early-life nutritional deficiency in cardiovascular dysfunction induced by air pollution exposure. Specifically, Kim is interested in how Vitamin D deficiency affects cardiovascular effects induced by urban air pollutants. Kim is also a fourth year graduate student in Toxicology.