The Kang Family Graduate Fellowship for Biotechnology will provide a $7,500 award to a UC Berkeley graduate student whose research focuses on biotechnology, in particular point-of-care diagnostics or biomarkers. Applicants must be graduate students who demonstrate high academic distinction and who are advanced in their research. Applications must include: a statement of research interests a letter of recommendation from his/her dissertation adviser The award will be made for Fall 2017. Funding for this program has been provided by a gift from the LifeCare Foundation. The application deadline is March 3, 2017.