Microsoft Awards ERG PhD Student Valeri Vasquez with PhD Fellowship

Congratulations to ERG PhD student Valeri Vasquez upon becoming a 2021 Microsoft Research PhD Fellow! This two-year fellowship is for PhD students at North American universities pursuing research aligned to the research areas carried out by Microsoft Research. Vasquez’s research entails studying the “environmental drivers, economic impacts of infectious disease… and the use of genetic-based interventions, including CRISPR-Cas9 systems, to control mosquito-borne illness.” Read more about the fellowship and all the recipients here.