UGA graduate student receives Schlumberger Fellowship to study TB transmission

University of Georgia doctoral student María Eugenia Castellanos has been awarded a 2016-2017 Schlumberger Foundation Faculty for the Future Fellowship to fund her research on tuberculosis transmission in Guatemala. Castellanos, a Guatemalan doctoral student studying epidemiology in the UGA College of Public Health, will work to identify the risk factors associated with TB and spread of with TB—especially in HIV patients. The one-year, renewable Schlumberger Foundation grant provides women scientists from developing and emerging countries money to pursue advanced degrees in a science, technology, engineering or mathematics field.


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