Maya Woolfolk

Scholarship Awarded: 
National Science Foundation Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU)

Biology major Maya Woolfolk was selected to participate in the National Science Foundation (NSF) Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. During her program, she worked on molecular evolution of vision genes in frogs.

The REU program supports active research participation by undergraduate students in any of the areas of research funded by the National Science Foundation. REU projects involve students in meaningful ways in ongoing research programs or in research projects specifically designed for the REU program.