Fulbright Fellow Visits Fish Division and is Honored at State Department
Kirill Vinnikov and Lynne Parenti at the State Department reception in front of Kirill’s poster and flag of the Russian Federation.
a 2013 International Fulbright Science & Technology Fellow, was honored at a
reception and scientific poster session on June 11 hosted by the U.S.
Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. Kirill, one of forty 2013 Fulbright S & T
fellows, is a native of Vladivostok, Russia.
He is currently a third-year
doctoral student at the University of Hawaii, Manoa; Kassi Cole, Fish Division Research Associate, is his major
professor. Kirill is a frequent visitor
to the Fish Division where he studies fish specimens and consults with Lynne Parenti, Fish Division Curator
andthe external examiner on his
committee, this month on his dissertation proposal on the evolution of
freshwater insular gobies of the Central Pacific.