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MD Anderson CPRIT Research Training Program announces 2020-2021 scholars

May 06, 2020
Tracey Barnett

The CPRIT Research Training Program at MD Anderson Cancer Center announced the 2020-2021 CPRIT Graduate Scholar Award Recipients. These eleven awardees were selected from more than two dozen outstanding applicants from the Graduate School:

Rachel Babcock* (Advisor: Stephanie Watowich, PhD; Immunology Program)

Alexandria Cogdill* (Advisors: Jennifer Wargo, MD, and James Allison, PhD; Immunology Program)

Sunada Khadka (Advisor: Florian Muller, PhD; Cancer Biology Program)

Jiexi Li (Advisor: Ronald DePinho, MD; Cancer Biology Program)

Mi Li* (Advisor:  Khandan Keyomarsi, PhD; Cancer Biology Program)

Akash Mitra* (Advisor: Andrew Futreal, PhD; Quantitative Sciences Program)

Naveen Ramesh* (Advisor: Nicholas Navin, PhD; Quantitative Sciences Program)

Iman Sahnoune (Advisor: George Calin, MD, PhD; Neuroscience Program)

Sanjana Srinivasan* (Advisor: Giulio Draetta, MD, PhD; Quantitative Sciences Program)

Anupallavi Srinivasamani (Advisor: Michael Curran, PhD; Immunology Program)

Emily Thompson (Advisor: Erik Cressman, MD, PhD; Medical Physics Program)

The MD Anderson Cancer Center CPRIT Research Training Program provides fundamental, interdisciplinary, and innovative training in cancer research. The program is designed for post-candidacy graduate students under the direct mentorship of MD Anderson-appointed faculty. Awarded annually, this competitive award provides tuition, stipend, and benefits to recipients as well as a modest travel allowance. CPRIT Graduate Scholars also receive additional training and support through the program.

Click to learn more about the CPRIT Graduate Scholar Program.

Information for this story came from an MD Anderson news release

*Indicates award renewal

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