Danielle L. Drayton has received the 2003-2004 Schering-Plough/Leadership Alliance National Dissertation award for her work on the role of lymphotoxin/alphabeta in lymphoid organ development. This annual award recognizes Ph.D. candidates in the biological sciences who have demonstrated superior scholarship and exceptional promise for success as academic scholars, scientists and teachers in biological and biomedical research. Drayton is a fourth-year immunobiology graduate student in the laboratory of Nancy H. Ruddle, Ph.D. ’68, the John Rodman Paul Professor of Epidemiology and Public Health and professor of microbiology and immunobiology.