Mower Scholarship and Fellowship

2022 Mower Scholar: Bella Rios

Bella Rios is a sophomore majoring in chemistry and biology and minoring in psychology and American Sign Language. She is currently an undergraduate research assistant in Professor Jason Tennessen’s research lab where Drosophila are used to study regulation of growth and metabolism. She plans to attend medical school and has aspirations of becoming a pediatric oncologist. When not in the research lab or doing schoolwork, Bella serves on the executive council of Indiana University Dance Marathon, plays violin in the all-campus orchestra, assists freshmen through her job as a resident assistant, runs mini marathons, and enjoys spending time with her sorority sisters in Alpha Delta Pi.