Caltech’s Peiwei Chen Shares Harold M. Weintraub Graduate Student Award for Work on “Selfish Genes”

Peiwei Chen, who will receive his PhD in biology from Caltech in June 2024, has been awarded the Harold M. Weintraub Graduate Student Award by the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. A total of 12 graduate students in the United States and abroad received the honor in 2024. The Weintraub Award honors Harold "Hal" Weintraub, a molecular scientist at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center, who passed away in 1995 and was known as an "extraordinary mentor, colleague, collaborator, and friend," according to the center's press release.

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