August 9, 2004 – BETHESDA, Md. – The American Physiological Society (APS) is pleased to announce its 2004 Undergraduate Research Fellows. Fellowship winners spend the summer in the laboratory of an established scientist and APS member. Now in its fifth year, this program aims to excite and encourage students about careers in biomedical research. In 2004, 29 applicants vied for the 12 research positions.
Each fellow receives a $2,000 stipend to cover travel and living expenses during the 10-week fellowship. Fellows also receive an additional $1,000 in travel funds to present their research at the 35th International Congress of Physiological Sciences and the Experimental Biology 2005 meeting, which is expected to attract nearly 12,000 scientists.
2004 Undergraduate Research Fellows:
Patrick J. Brown - Juniata College, Huntingdon, PA
Research Host: Gregory L. Stahl, Ph.D. - Brigham & Women's Hospital, Boston, MA
Kelly N. Bulman – University of New England, Biddeford, ME
Research Host: David J. Mokler, Ph.D. – University of New England
Marisol Chang – University of Texas at Arlington
Malgosia Wilk-Blaszczak, M.D., Ph.D. – University of Texas at Arlington
Elizabeth F. Gluck – Williams College, Williamstown, MA
Steven J. Swoap, Ph.D. – Williams College
Sarah Jean Hemauer – University of Wisconsin, Madison
Jerome A. Dempsey, Ph.D. – University of Wisconsin, Madison
Dewan S. A. Majid – Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA
Robert A. Johnson, Ph.D. – Tulane University Health Science Center, New Orleans, LA
Kavita M. Ponnappa – University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Mark G. Clemens, Ph.D. and Inna Sokolova, Ph.D. – University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Lyndsay K. Roberts – Mississippi State University, Starkville, MS
Joey P. Granger, Ph.D. – University of Mississippi, Jackson, MS
Brian F. Sadacca – University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
Bill J. Yates, Ph.D. – University of Pittsburgh
Alison A. Staton – University of Dayton, Dayton, OH
Carissa M. Krane, Ph.D. – University of Dayton
Florence Wu – Yale University, New Haven, CT
Peter S. Aronson, M.D. – Yale University School of Medicine
The Undergraduate Summer Research Fellowships program is sponsored by the APS Career Opportunities in Physiology Committee and funded by the APS Council. To set up an interview with one of the fellows or to find out more about APS and its educational and award program initiatives, contact Stacy Brooks (301-634-7253; firstname.lastname@example.org) or log onto www.the-aps.org/education/index.htm.
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