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Neuroscience Majors Receive Goldwater Scholarship

April 30, 2019

Prestigious award encourages students to pursue math, science, engineering

Picture of Goldwater winners Kunal Shroff, left, and Jill Jones

Kunal Shroff, left, & Jill Jones, both Neuroscience majors, are 2 of 4 Goldwater Scholarship Recipients at Duke

Two of four Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship recipients at Duke are Neuroscience majors. The rising juniors are Kunal Shroff, a Chemistry and Neuroscience major who studies neurological disorders such as dystonia with DIBS Faculty Network Member Nicole Calakos, PhD, and Jill Jones, a Neuroscience and Linguistics double major researching pediatric brain tumors with Eric Thompson, MD, at Duke, and Josh Rubin, MD, at Washington University in St. Louis.

Please click HERE to read the full story in Duke Today. (Photo courtesy of Duke Today.)

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