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Former FIC Co-director Mark Failla Awarded with the Fulbright Scholar Grant

Mark FaillaMark Failla, professor emeritus in the Department of Human Sciences and former FIC co-director, has been awarded the prestigious Fulbright scholar grant by the U.S. Department of Education. Failla will be affiliated with the Institute of Nutrition at Mahidol University in Salaya and Bangkok, Thailand, where he will conduct basic research and human intervention trial on health-promoting properties of xanthones from mangosteen fruit. He will also be a teaching a graduate seminar course and mentoring young faculty.

Learn more about the 2014-2015 Fulbright grant recipients here.