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Emily Eijansantos, a NPB undergraduate student working in Aldrin Gomes lab, is receiving the NPB Outstanding Senior Award.

Emily Eijansantos is receiving the NPB Outstanding Senior Award

Emily Eijansantos is a Regents Scholar and a member of the University Honors Program for the last four years. She has won several awards including the Provost’s Undergraduate Fellowship, Pedrozzi Scholarship, first place in the HOSA Collegiate Medical Math Competition, UC Davis travel fellowship, and is currently finishing her NPB Honors thesis. Her undergraduate research has resulted in contributions to three publications, and she has presented her recent work at the Biophysical Society’s 62nd Annual Meeting in San Francisco. She has also been part of the UCD CARE’s program, the CONNECTED clinic and UC Davis Hospice. She is the Public Relations Officer and event manager for Davis Wushu, and was the event chair for Davis Wushu’s Fight The Stigma! charity showcase at the Veterans Memorial Center to raise money and awareness for women’s mental health, and also to enrich the Davis community with a unique, cultural experience.