This award is made as part of the FY 2019 Mathematical Sciences Postdoctoral Research Fellowships Program. Each of the fellowships supports a research and training project at a host institution in the mathematical sciences, including applications to other disciplines, under the mentorship of a sponsoring scientist. The title of the project for this fellowship to Ethan Levien is "Understanding the effects of variability at the single cell level on microbial population growth." The host institution for the fellowship is Harvard University, and the sponsoring scientist is Ariel Amir.
This award reflects NSF's statutory mission and has been deemed worthy of support through evaluation using the Foundation's intellectual merit and broader impacts review criteria.