FASEB Diversity Resources Program has announced the travel award recipients for the IMMUNOLOGY 2019TM meeting to be held in San Diego, CA, May 9-13, 2019. These awards are meant to encourage participation and promote the entry of trainees and early-career scientists into the mainstream of the basic sciences community. This year FASEB Diversity Resources Program conferred 8 awards totaling $12,000.
The FASEB Diversity Resources for Enrichment, Access and Mentoring (DREAM) activities (supported by an IPERT grant) focus on skill development courses/workshops, structured mentoring activities and outreach programs which are designed to help create a highly skilled and diverse biomedical research workforce from all groups. The FASEB Diversity Resources Program is funded by grants from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences of the National Institutes of Health. [R25-GM116706 (IPERT), T36-GM008637 (MARC)].
The following participants have been selected to receive a FASEB DREAM Travel Award:
Olayinka Adebayo, Morehouse School of Medicine
Mary Allen, University of Maryland Baltimore County
April Apostol, University of California Merced
Kaylin Carey, Morehouse School of Medicine
Tiara Griffen, Morehouse School of Medicine
Michael Hyde, Tufts University [AAI member]
Jennifer Pilotos, Appalachian State University
KaReisha Robinson, Rush University