FASEB Diversity Resources Program has announced the travel award recipients for the APS Professional Skills Training Course held in Orlando, FL, January 11-14, 2018. These awards are meant to promote the entry of students, post doctorates and scientists from underrepresented groups into the mainstream of the basic science community and to encourage the participation of young scientists at the APS Professional Skills Training Course. This year FASEB Diversity Resources Program conferred 9 awards totaling $11,700.
The FASEB Diversity Resources Program is funded by a grant from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences, National Institutes of Health. A primary goal of the Diversity Resources Program is to increase the number and competitiveness of underrepresented groups engaged in biomedical and behavioral research.
The following participants have been selected to receive a FASEB Mentored Travel Award:
Lorena Bonilla, Mayo Graduate School of Biomedical Science
Ikeotunye Chinyere, University of Arizona
Gwendolyn Davis, University of Mississippi Medical Center
Nathalie Fuentes, Penn State College of Medicine
Ashley Newsome, University of Mississippi Medical Center
Erica Pandolfi, UCSD
Patricia Quinones, Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University
Lia Taylor, Augusta University
Brandon Yates, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital