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Fifth year Tri-Instutional MD-PhD student, Jay Shi, has been awarded an F30 fellowship from the National Institutes of Health's National Cancer Institute for his project "Dynamic Organization of Cell Architecture in Multicellular Tissues."
Joshua Weiss, a fifth year student in the Tri-Institutional MD-PhD Program, has been awarded an NIH F30 fellowship from the National Cancer Institute for his project "Investigating the Role of Adipocyte Lipolysis in Melanoma Progression.” 
Brian Hurwitz, a fifth year student in the Tri-Institutional MD-PhD Program, has been awarded an NIH F30 fellowship for his project The integrated stress response in stem cells and cancer by the National Cancer Institute.
We especially thank our own veterans, sixth year MD-PhD student, Corporal Jim G. Castellanos, United States Marine Corps, and fifth year MD-PhD student, Specialist Harry “Jake” Reed, United States Army.
Professor Dan Landau of Weill Cornell Medical College and Professor Jeremy Rock of The Rockefeller University, along with former Tri-I MD-PhD student Dr.
Fifth year Tri-Institutional MD-PhD student, Sanjee Baksh, has received an F31 award from the National Cancer Institute for his project entitled Dissecting the role of serine metabolism in tumor initiating stem cells. 
Professor David Allis of The Rockefeller University was named as a recipient of a 2018 Albert Lasker Basic Medical Reseach Award alongside Professor Michael Grunstein of UCLA.
Current Tri-Institutional MD-PhD student, Margaret Herre, has received an F30 award from the National Institutes of Health - National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIH/NIDCD) for her project "Hormone regulation of olfactory sensory neuron function in the Zika vector Aedes aegypti".
Fifth year Tri-Institutional MD-PhD student Jenny Xue (pictured below) was awarded an F30 fellowship from the National Cancer Institute for her project titled “Dissecting the evolution of targeted therapy resistance in BRAF V600E-mutant cancer”.
Rachel Babij, sixth-year Tri-Institutional MD-PhD student, has been awarded an F30 Fellowship from the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) for her project, “The Instruction of Sensory Inputs in Inhibitory Circuit Maturation in the Somatosensory Cortex.”