Student researcher Citlally Lopez works in a chemistry lab

A Quest to Cure Cancer: UNLV Student Wins Prestigious Pfizer Research Scholarship

Organic chemistry undergraduate Citlally Lopez strives to diversify science.

Citlally Lopez, an undergraduate student in UNLV professor Jun Yong Kang's synthetic organic chemistry laboratory, has been awarded a $20,000 Pfizer Diversity Research Fellowship in Chemistry to support her research into medicinal drugs to stop the growth of cancer cells (Josh Hawkins/UNLV Photo Services).

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