Dr. Eilea Knotts (former Ph.D. student in Jay Pinkney's lab who defended in October 2019) was awarded the 2020 Breakthrough Graduate Scholar by the Office of the ice President for Research. Each spring, the Office of the Vice President for Research names selected graduate students as Breakthrough Graduate Scholars. These graduate students have excellent academic records, have made significant contributions to research and scholarship in their field of study, and have clearly demonstrated the potential to make exceptional professional contributions to research and scholarly activity. The Breakthrough Graduate Scholar Award recognizes these graduate students for their achievements at UofSC and celebrates their potential for further success. Congrats Eilea!