Hallem '99 Named a MacArthur Fellow

Elissa Hallem '99UCLA neuroscientist Elissa Hallem ’99 has been named a MacArthur Fellow by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. Hallem’s research involves the physiology and behavioral consequences of odor detection, work that may eventually lead to fewer parasitic infections in humans. She is one of 23 people from around the world selected to receive this year’s fellowship, which includes a five-year, $500,000 grant.

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