Christina Zdenek, a biology undergraduate student at UC Irvine, has been selected by the Australian-American Fulbright Commission to receive a 2008 Fulbright U.S. Postgraduate Fellowship. Zdenek will go to Australia in September to conduct wildlife conservation research on the green python at Australian National University. She also has been active in local conservation biology, and is a founding executive board member of the Orange County chapter of the Society for Conservation Biology.