### Will Fletcher

**Program Years:**2013-2017**Academic Institution:**Stanford University**Field of Study:**Biophysics**Academic Advisor:**Vijay Pande**Practicum(s):**

N/A**Degree(s):**

M.D., Stanford University School of Medicine, 2018

M.Phil. Physics, University of Cambridge, 2013; B.A. Chemistry, and B.A. Mathematics, Pomona College, 2012

#### Current Status

**Research Area:**Biophysics

#### Publications

T Lane, W Fletcher, M Gormally, M Johal. â€œDual-Beam Polarization Resolves Mechanistic Aspects of Polyelectrolyte Adsorption.â€ Langmuir. 2008. 24 (19): 10633-10636.T Zwang, W Fletcher, T Lane, M Johal. â€œQuantification of the Layer of Hydration of a Supported Lipid Bilayer.â€ Langmuir. 2010. 26 (7): 4598-4601.

E Flapan, W Fletcher. â€œIntrinsic chirality of multipartite graphs.â€ Journal of Mathematical Chemistry. 2013. 51: 1853.

E Flapan, W Fletcher, R Nikkuni. â€œReduced Wu and generalized Simon invariants for spatial graphs.â€ Mathematical Proceedings of the Cambridge Philosophical Society. 2014. 156: 521.

#### Awards

ScholarshipsChurchill Scholarship, 2012

QuestBridge College Match Scholarship, 2007

Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship, 2009

3rd Place National Winner, 1st Place State Winner, Elks National Foundation Most Valuable Student Scholarship, 2007

Society of Plastics Engineers Scholarship, Polymer Modifiers & Additives Division, 2010

Robert C. Byrd Scholarship, 2007

Honors

The Rena Gurley Archibald High Scholarship Prize, Pomona College, 2012

The John Stauffer Prize for Academic Merit in the Sciences, Pomona College, 2012

The Frank Parkhurst Brackett Jr. and Davida Wark Brackett Prize in Chemistry ($1500), Pomona College, 2012

The Hugh Hamilton Mathematics Prize ($1000), Pomona College, 2012

The Phi Beta Kappa Prize ($2500), Pomona College, 2012

Rhodes Scholarship Finalist, 2011

Marshall Scholarship Finalist, 2011

Phi Beta Kappa, Pomona College, 2011

Pomona College Scholar, 2007-2011

Student Research Achievement Award Finalist, Biophysical Society 55th Annual Meeting, 2011

CRC Chemistry Award, Pomona College, 2008

Tileston Physics Prize, Pomona College, 2008

F.S. Jennings Award (1st place in annual critical writing contest), Pomona College, 2008

Certificate of Distinction, Independent University of Moscow Math in Moscow Program, 2009, 2010

Bixby Mathematics Prize for Sophomores, Pomona College, 2009

Jaeger Mathematics Prize for Freshmen, Pomona College, 2008

1st Place, Claremont McKenna College Undergraduate Mathematics Contest, 2008

1st Place, Lennes Exam (annual math contest for undergraduates at the University of Montana), 2007

Summer Research Awards

Dale N. Roberston Summer Research Award, Pomona College, 2011

Abby Rockefeller MauzÃ© Charitable Trust Scholar, Weill Cornell Medical College Gateways to the Laboratory Program, 2010

Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) Summer Research Grant, Pomona College, 2009