Dr. Evangeline Ballerini has been chosen to receive the 2012 Harvey L. Karp Discovery Award.

December 14, 2012

Dr. Evangeline (Anji) Ballerini, a NIH postdoctoral associate in Scott Hodges’ laboratory, has been chosen as the recipient of the 2012 Harvey L. Karp Discovery Award. Funded through a generous gift from international business leader and entrepreneur Harvey Karp, the award is intended to provide seed funding to the most exceptional young postdocs at UC Santa Barbara in the Division of Mathematical, Life and Physical Sciences early in their careers and support their innovative research. Dr. Ballerini will use the $48,000 award to conduct her research project “Genetic variation, gene expression and the evolution of floral nectar spurs”.