Doctoral student Marissa Mika has received a Dissertation Fieldwork Grant from the Wenner Gren Foundation. The grant will enable her to conduct further ethnographic fieldwork in the United States and Africa for her dissertation, "Experiments in Survival: Cancer, Research and Care in Uganda 1950 to the present."

The Wenner Gren Foundation is one of the major funding sources for international anthrpological research and is dedicated to the advancement of anthropology throughout the world.