Notable: Cindy Kha

Cindy X. Kha (Life Sciences) was selected by the Nevada Space Grant Consortium to receive the prestigious Nevada NASA Space Grant Graduate Research Opportunity Fellowship for 2020-21. This highly selective award is focused on innovation through projects that will generate advancements in STEM that will directly contribute to NASA’s current and future science and technology goals.

Kha is a doctoral student in the laboratory of professor Ai-Sun "Kelly" Tseng, studying mechanisms that enable animals to regenerate organs and tissues with the goal of applying this knowledge toward developing regenerative therapeutics.

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