Division of Biology and Medicine
Biology Undergraduate Education

2022-2023 Caleel Fellowship Research Projects

Last year, Talia Fernandez, Rebecca Ward-Diorio and Devin Juros were selected to receive the 2022-2023 Maria L. Caleel ’87 Memorial Undergraduate Biology Research Fellowship. After a year of hard work and dedicated research, they are excited to share and present their research results!

Talia Fernandez

In addition to Summer Research Symposium, Talia Fernandez has presented her research project at the ABRCMS and SACNAS Conferences.

Rebecca Ward-Diorio

Under the guidance of Professor of Biology, Jon Witman, and funded through the Caleel Research Fellowship, Rebecca Ward-Diorio spent the Summer 2022 in the Pacific Ocean to research on the biodiversity of the Galápagos. She has presented her research result at department talk and the Benthic Ecology Meeting. 

Devin Juros

With Caleel Fellowship research fund, Devin Juros has attended scientific conferences including Advances in Skeletal Muscle Biology in Health and Disease, held in March on University of Florida's Gainesville campus.

Maria L. Caleel ’87 Memorial Fellowship

Caleel Fellowships are funded research opportunities for undergraduates studying in Brown’s Biology Program. The Fellowships offer awardees a competitive stipend, plus additional funds for project related expenses and opportunities. The 2023-2024 Fellowships recipients have been selected and announced recently. We look forward to learning their research results next year!