Graduate student Fuxi Wang, a winner of the newly-instituted CBMG DEI award, has made important contributions to our department, including creating a welcoming, inclusive, fair, and open environment. Fuxi has always displayed sensitivity towards people of different backgrounds and can be counted on to speak up on issues relating to fair treatment in classes, the lab, the department, and on campus. Here is her short video introducing the 2022 Winter Olympics mascot from her hometown.
“As a researcher, Kevin is highly motivated to take on complex problems,” Dinman said. “The project he’s working on will mark the first demonstration through which a disruption in a -1 programmed ribosomal frameshifting signal leads to the development of a specific human disease. In addition to his keen scientific insight and fierce devotion to research, he has demonstrated his versatility and innovative approach as an educator.”