Congratulations to Diana Quintero, an undergraduate in the Nord lab, for being accepted to UC Davis’s Biology Scholars Advanced Research Program (BSHARP)! BSHARP is a two-year research-intensive program designed to increase the number of talented underrepresented, disadvantaged and disabled students who become leaders in areas relevant to biomedical and behavioral research. The program provides students with intensive research experiences as well as with activities that enhance their critical thinking and communication skills and prepares them for entry into high quality PhD (and MD/PhD) programs. BSHARP is funded by the National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) Maximizing Access to Research Career (MARC) Undergraduate Student Training in Academic Research Award (U-STAR).