Elizabeth Weiss selected as 2016-17 Frank and Rosa Rhodes Scholarship recipient
Congratulations to Meinig School undergraduate student Elizabeth Weiss, who was one of three students to receive a 2016-2017 Frank and Rosa Rhodes Scholarship from the College of Engineering. The award is in recognition of her contributions to through academic achievements and leadership. Elizabeth is a Meinig School biomedical engineering major currently working in the lab of Associate Prof. Claudia Fischbach-Teschl to investigate the mechanism by which breast cancer enables bone metastasis. Specifically, she is interested in investigating how mechanical loading and bone remodeling interact to affect breast cancer metastasis to skeletal bone.
The Frank and Rosa Rhodes Scholarships are given annually to a few students who are selected from each college at Cornell. The students are nominated by their departments, and are then selected for the award based on their academic achievements and participation in leadership activities (i.e. student clubs or community involvement). Winning one of these awards is considered an honor, and the awardees are invited to an annual luncheon.
For more info: Claudia Fiscbach-Tescl Lab