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Rebekah Loving sits at desk with computer and laptop.

UH Hilo undergraduate pursuing innovative RNA sequencing research

Rebekah Loving is researching RNA-Seq, and her work is getting noticed. The UH Hilo senior is one of 41 finalists for a prestigious Hertz Foundation Fellowship and has received acceptance letters offering full funding to doctoral programs in biostatistics, computational biology, and computer science from a veritable “who’s who” of top research universities.

Moth in lab

UH Hilo scientists collaborate with UH Mānoa and University of Nevada colleagues to study and name two species of moths native to Maunakea

The moth study is unique and includes behavioral, larval, and expert genetic analyses, making it an especially comprehensive species description. The scientific names assigned to the moth species were decided after careful deliberation and consultation with Hawaiian cultural advisory group.