Competitive Summer Internship Awards

India Bradley, Class of 2014, was awarded a competitive summer internship position at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, CA.

Joe Jacher, Class of 2015, was awarded a competitive summer internship position with Counsyl in San Francisco, CA.

Courtney Lewis, Class of 2014, was awarded a competitive summer fellowship position at the Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center in Washington, DC.

Brooke McLaughlin, Class of 2014, was awarded a competitive summer internship position at the Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, AZ.

Caitlin Reinert, Class of 2015, was awarded a competitive internship with Myriad Genetic Laboratories in Salt Lake City, UT.

 

Grants, Awards, and Honors

Sarah Adelsperger, Class of 2015, was awarded a Personalized Medicine SIG Travel Award ($250) to attend the NSGC Annual Education Conference.

Katlin Allsbrook, Class of 2015, was awarded a scholarship to attend the Resolve Through Sharing Bereavement Training on Perinatal Death Conference. Katlin was also selected for the role of Outreach Task Force Leader for the NSGC Student New Member SIG for the year 2015.

Caitlin Campbell, Class of 2015, was awarded a Trainee Travel Scholarship ($500) to attend the 2014 Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD) Conference.

Rachel Fisher, Class of 2015, was awarded a competitive internship to rotate with a Myriad Regional Medical Specialist to learn more about genetics in industry.

Samantha Freeze, Class of 2015, was awarded a competitive internship to rotate with a Myriad Regional Medical Specialist to learn more about genetics in industry.

Andrea Murad, Class of 2015, was awarded a JEMF Student Research Award ($500) for her research project entitled, Adolescentsí Attitudes Towards Biobanking.

 

Preparing Future Faculty (PFF)* Trainees for 2014-2015

Katlin Allsbrook, Class of 2015

Janel Phetteplace, Class of 2015

* PFF is a program involving coursework and classroom experience that trains graduate students to be future professors.

 

Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and related Disabilities (LEND)* Trainees for 2014-2015

Caitlin Campbell, Class of 2015

Andrea Murad, Class of 2015

* LEND is an interdisciplinary program that trains graduate, pre-doctoral, and post-doctoral students and fellows to be leaders and advocates in the field of neurodevelopmental disabilities and special health care needs.

 

The following students had abstracts accepted as platform or poster presentations at the NSGC 2014 Annual Education Conference:

Beverly Blosser, Class of 2014

India Bradley, Class of 2014

Jule Diaz, Class of 2014

Sara Fernandes, Class of 2014

Kate Heraty, Class of 2014

A Rang Kim, Class of 2014

Courtney Lewis, Class of 2014

Krista Qualmann, Class of 2014

Grace Tran, Class of 2014

Sarah Walterman, Class of 2014