FASEB Diversity Resources Program has announced the travel award recipients for the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) 66th Annual Meeting to be held in Orlando, FL, May 28-June 1, 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 13 awards totaling $19,500.
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:
Tiwaloluwa Ajibewa, University of Michigan
Lexie Beemer, University of Michigan
Ahalee Cathey, Texas Tech University
Shaquitta Dent, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis
Stephen Fischer, Texas Tech University
Alison Hernandez, Ph.D., RN-BC, Northwestern University
Emmanuel Hernandez, University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras Campus
Arun Maharaj, Texas Tech University
Jose Martinez, University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras Campus
Elizabeth Orozco, Texas Woman’s University
Maria C. Pacheco Pares, University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras Campus
Sophy Perdomo, Ph.D., University of Kansas Medical Center
James Shadiow, Texas State University