Honors and Awards

Travel Awards

Advanced Genome Sequence Analysis Course. March 2001, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, NY 
3rd Gordon Research Conference on Molecular Evolution. October 1999, Hayama, Japan.
NATO ASI “Genes, Fossils and Behavior: An Integrated Approach to Human Evolution”. September 1998, Cambridge, UK.
4th International Workshop on MHC Evolution. March 1995, St. Augustine, Florida, USA.
Ruth Underhill Anthropology Scholarship (1991-1992)
Outstanding Senior Anthropology Paper (1992)
Honors Scholarship (1988-1992)
Phi Beta Kappa


NIH Individual National Research Service Award (1998-2000)
NSF predoctoral fellowship (1993-1996)

Research Grants

NSF Dissertation Improvement Grant (1995)
Sigma Xi Grants-in-Aid of Research (1995)
Nierman Award, University of Chicago (1995)
Hinds Fund, University of Chicago (1994-1995)