2009 Scholar Christie Mortales named NIH Training Grant Fellow

Christie Mortales is a PhD candidate in Microbiology & Molecular Genetics at the University of California, Irvine. She earned the NIH Training Grant Fellowship for her work at UC Irvine.

Julia Arzeno (2011) awarded David Geffen Medical Scholarship

Julia Arzeno is one of fifteen recipients of the David Geffen Medical Scholarships. The scholarship covers the full cost of attending medical school, and it is entirely merit-based.

Heather Derry (2009) wins 2014 Graduate Associate Teaching Award

Heather Derry, a PhD candidate in Psychology at the Ohio State University, won the 2014 Graduate Associate Teaching Award. This award is the university’s highest recognition of the exceptional teaching provided by graduate students.

2013 Scholar Claire Ostertag-Hill featured by Oregon Live

Claire Ostertag-Hill graduated from Oregon State University in June 2015, completing three honors undergraduate degrees. Oregon Live highlights Claire’s accomplishments and career aspirations.

Arianne Aslamy (2010) receives 2015-16 TL1 Predoctoral Training Award

The Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute announced its 2015-16 TL1 Predoctoral Training Award recipients. Arianne Aslamy is one of five recipients at the Indiana University School of Medicine.

2011 Amgen Scholar Sandra Sanchez shares her journey in Amgen Scholar News

Sandra Sanchez, a 2011 UCLA Amgen Scholar, shares her non-traditional journey from “Sales to Science.” She discusses the role of the Amgen Scholars Program in her journey, which got her excited about going to graduate school.

Imaani Easthausen (2014) featured by the Amgen Foundation

Imaani Easthausen, a 2014 UCLA Amgen Scholar, shares her motivation to become a scientist. She discusses her passion for social justice and the importance of thinking critically about the social implications of scientific research.

Timothy Chai (2014) featured by the Amgen Foundation

Timothy Chai, a 2014 UCLA Amgen Scholar, shares his motivation to research cancer treatments. He talks about the rewarding experience of working on an understudied metabolic pathway as a UCLA Amgen Scholar.

Angela Avitua (2014) featured by ABRCMS

Angela Avitua is a 2014 awardee of the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS). In her interview she discusses her career goals, her experience at ABRCMS, and she offers advice to first-time ABRCMS attendees.

Molly Uyeda (2014) featured by UCLA Daily Bruin

Molly Uyeda discusses her experiences at UCLA along with her inspirations in life that helped get her accepted to Stanford University, where she will pursue a Ph.D in stem cell research.