Samantha Morris, Assistant Professor of Genetics and Developmental Biology at Washington University School of Medicine, was named a 2020 Sloan Research Fellow. The fellowship honors scholars in the U.S. and Canada “whose creativity, leadership, and independent research achievements make them some of the most promising researchers working today,” the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation said in a statement.

“To receive a Sloan Research Fellowship is to be told by your fellow scientists that you stand out among your peers,” says Adam F. Falk, president of the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. “A Sloan Research Fellow is someone whose drive, creativity, and insight makes them a researcher to watch.”

Read more about the fellowship here. Congratulations, Dr. Morris!