Congratulations to Sarah Neuman, the 2017 Exceptional Thesis Award Winner! Sarah carried out her thesis research with Dr. Arash Bashirullah in the School of Pharmacy. Her thesis is titled "Characterization of Hobbit, a novel and conserved regulator of intracellular trafficking during regulated exocytosis." The CMB Awards Committee recognized Sarah for "her bravery in exploring the functionality of several loci that were identified from genetic screens of important physiologies in Drosophila, and for her exceptional scientific perspective. Her intellectual fearlessness led to several interesting new discoveries."