Graduate student Marwa Elamin wins Lepow award

Congratulations to Marwa Elamin, a 4th year graduate student working in Dr. Eric Levine’s laboratory, was announced as the winner of the 2020 Lepow award at the recent Graduate Student Research Day. This award, established in 1986 in honor of Dr. Irwin H. Lepow, a well-known faculty member, researcher and founding father of UConn Health, is given to the outstanding fourth-year student in the Biomedical Science Ph.D. Program. Marwa’s research uses human stem cell models to study the neurodevelopmental disorder Dup15q syndrome. Marwa is also the recipient of a graduate Fellowship from the Faculty for the Future program.