“I joined this organization because being part of a community that cares about your success as a minority biomedical researcher makes all the difference”!
- Ileana Corsi
- Albert Hunt won 1st place in the category of Post-candidacy Poster presentation at GSBS Student Research Day 2016.
- Angie Torres Adorno was recognized with the R.W. Butcher Achievement Award for her research as well as contributions to society as a whole.
- Arianexys Aquino Lopez was selected as recipient for the American Legion Auxiliary Fellowship in Cancer Research 2016.
- Ayesha Khan was one of 40 attendees selected internationally to attend the Advanced Course on Antibiotics sponsored by Intitut Pasteur and Fondation Merieux in Annecy, France for which she received a GSBS travel award. Ayesha was also a finalist at the GSBS Elevator Speech competition.
- Carrie Graham was awarded the Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research from the National Institutes of Health (F31-Diversity). Read her story here. Carrie was also awarded the Investing in Student Futures Scholarship.
- Kimiya Memarzadeh was awarded the Roberta M. and Jean M. Worsham Endowed Fellowship for her research in neuroscience. Kimiya also won 2nd place at the GSBS Elevator Speech competition.
- Marimar de la Cruz Bonilla won 2nd place in the category of Pre-candidacy & MS Poster presentation at GSBS Student Research Day 2016. Marimar was also selected as recipient for the American Legion Auxiliary Fellowship in Cancer Research 2016.
- Sahily Reyes was named Albert Schweitzer Fellow, this fellowship offers graduate students the opportunity to design and implement a health-related, 200-hour, year-long community project. Read her story here. Sahily was also selected as a recipient of The Russel and Diana Hawkins Family Foundation Discovery Fellowship for her research in neurodegenerative disease.
- Vincent Bernard was awarded the Sylvan Rodriguez Foundation Scholarship Honoring George M. Stancel, Ph.D. for an outstanding MS or pre-candidacy student. Vincent was also selected as recipient for the American Legion Auxiliary Fellowship in Cancer Research 2016.
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The Association of Minority Biomedical Researchers will be featuring interviews with its members as a way to highlight GSBS students and life inside and outside of the lab. This feature will be posted below and the AMBR Facebook page.