Grad Student Receives AAPS Award

Kshitij VermaThe American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS) recently selected Kshitij Verma, a Ph.D. candidate in the School of Pharmacy’s Graduate Program in Pharmaceutical Sciences, to receive a Graduate Student Research Award in the Drug Discovery and Development Interface. Verma also received the AAPS Biotechnology Graduate Student Research Award sponsored by Eli Lilly & Company in March.

The AAPS selection committee deems students selected for the Graduate Student Research Award as providing the most outstanding contributions through their graduate research.

Verma will receive a stipend for travel expenses to present his research and be recognized Nov. 13‐17 at the 2016 AAPS Annual Meeting and Exposition in Denver. He works in the lab of Paul Trippier, Ph.D., an assistant professor for the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences. Kshitij Verma

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