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Mentored Travel Awards Announced for the Rigor and Reproducibility Workshop

April 10, 2018
   

FASEB Diversity Resources Program has announced the travel award recipients for the Rigor and Reproducibility Workshop held in Myrtle Beach, SC, April 26-27, 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 Rigor and Reproducibility Workshop. This year FASEB Diversity Resources Program accepted 26 participants and approved 24 travel awards totaling $32,520.

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:

Alexandra Nicole Acevedo Arroyo, University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras
Elinette Albino, University of Puerto Rico, Medical Sciences Campus
Thirunavukkarasu Annamalai, Florida International University
Elizabeth Castro Rivera, Universidad Central Caribe
Edguardo Colon, University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras
Hector De Jesus-Cortes, Universidad Central Caribe
Yancy Ferrer-Acosta, Universidad Central Caribe
Jelissa Garcia, University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras
Antonio Martins, University of Puerto Rico
Miguel Mendez-Gonzalez, University of Puerto Rico, Aguadilla
Megan Myers, University of Kansas
Augustine Nkembo, Florida A&M University
Omar Perez-Reyes, University of Puerto Rico
Achala Punchi Hewage, Louisiana State University
David Rivera-Aponte, Universidad Central Caribe
Sergio Rodriguez, University of Puerto Rico, Medical Sciences Campus
Jessica Rodriguez Rios, University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras
Kimberleve Rolon-Reyes, University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras
Natalia Rosaio-Melendez, University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras
Gabriel Sanchez, Universidad Central Caribe
Marla Valeria Santos Crespo, University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras
Ivan Santos Soto, University of Puerto Rico, Cayey
Gloria Soon-yeon Lee, Florida State University
Sunayana Begum Syed, Jamia Millia Islamia
Daniel Torres, University of Hawaii at Manoa
Huili Yao, Louisiana State University



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