Five PhD candidates at Washington University in St. Louis were inducted into the Edward A. Bouchet Graduate Honor Society at the annual Bouchet Conference on Diversity and Graduate Education April 5-6 at Yale University.
Washington University’s Bouchet fellows are:
- Chelsey Carter in anthropology and in public health;
- Bisiayo E. Fashemi in developmental, regenerative and stem cell biology;
- Alex Miranda in developmental biology;
- Derek J. Platt in molecular microbiology and microbial pathogenesis; and
- Kendra A. White-Drayton in chemistry.
The Bouchet Society recognizes outstanding scholarly achievement and promotes diversity and excellence in doctoral education and the professoriate. Its network of pre-eminent scholars exemplifies academic and personal excellence, character, service and advocacy for students who have been traditionally underrepresented in the academy.
For bios on the new fellows and more on the society, visit the university’s Bouchet Society website.