Three Student Research Assistants Receive Travel Scholarships

A trio of graduate students from the School of Pharmacy’s Graduate Program in Pharmaceutical Sciences recently received scholarships to attend events related to their research.

Fatema Tuz Zahra

Fatema Tuz Zahra

Md. Sanaullah Sajib

Md. Sanaullah Sajib

Fatema Tuz Zahra and Md. Sanaullah Sajib, research assistants for the Constantinos Mikelis, Ph.D., lab in the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, were each selected by the North American Vascular Biology Organization to receive a scholarship to attend the NAVBO Vasculata July 23-26 at Washington University in St. Louis.

NAVBO, whose mission is to promote the study of vascular biology, seeks to provide a forum where members can disseminate and share knowledge related to vascular biology to aid in the translation of knowledge from basic science to clinical practice. NAVBO Vasculata will introduce attendees to the basics of cardiovascular biology and cardiovascular disease and will emphasize new approaches to treating the most common causes of human disease in society using cutting-edge research.

Aditya Bhalerao

Aditya Bhalerao

In addition, Aditya Bhalerao, who works as a research assistant for Luca Cucullo, Ph.D., in the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, has been selected to receive a full scholarship to attend a short course titled, “The Genetic of Addiction.” The course is scheduled for Sept. 16-21 at the Jackson Laboratory in Bar Harbor, Maine. The scholarship, provided by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, will cover Bhalerao’s registration fee, food and lodging. Pharmaceutical Sciences Group

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