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Brooke Weigel receives Harper Fellowship

Sole UChicago BSD William Rainey Harper Dissertation Fellowship goes to Brooke Weigel

Congratulations to Brooke Weigel, PhD candidate in Evolutionary Biology, for receiving this year's BSD awarded Harper Dissertation Fellowship at UChicago. This will go towards enabling Brooke to finish her dissertation work investigating the microbial biofilms of kelp in the Pacific Northwest and their role in ecological processes. Brooke is advised by Cathy Pfister, Microbiome Center co-Director and faculty in Ecology and Evolution.