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DREAM Travel Awards Announced for APS Professional Skills Training Course

Friday, December 7, 2018

FASEB Diversity Resources Program has announced the travel award recipients for the APS Professional Skills Training Course to be held in Orlando, FL, January 10-13, 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 4 awards totaling $3,300.

The FASEB Diversity Resources for Enrichment, Access and Mentoring (DREAM) activities (supported by MARC and IPERT grants) 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:

Courtney Frederick, PhDYale University
Rocio de Lis LamboyPonce Health Sciences University
Candy RivasUniversity of Arizona
Crystal TaylorUniversity of Alabama at Birmingham