Ahna Skop named Kavli Frontiers of Science fellow

Ahna Skop, assistant professor of genetics, poses in the Genetics-Biotechnology Center Building at the University of Wisconsin-Madison on April 17, 2008. ©UW-Madison University Communications 608/262-0067 Photo by: Jeff Miller Date:  04/08    File#:   D200 digital camera frame 0779

Associate professor of genetics Ahna Skop, an expert on cell polarity and cytokinesis in C. elegans embryos, has been named a Kavli Frontiers of Science fellow and been invited to participate in the Kavli Foundation’s Frontiers of Science symposium.

Sponsored by the National Academy of Sciences and the Kavli Foundation, the symposium brings together outstanding young scientists to discuss exciting advances and opportunities in a broad range of disciplines.

Skop plans to attend the symposium, which is set for August 10-12 in Irvine, California.