Dawn Sequeira, Legacy Immigration, recently had the privilege of presenting the Legacy Immigration Scholarships for Career Advancement to recipients at the 26th annual meeting of the American Association of Indian Scientists in Cancer Research.
Legacy Immigration Scholarships for Career Advancement were offered in three categories, namely, travel to scientific meetings, training to improve skills and pilot project development. For launching a pilot project, Rekha Rao, Manepalli, Kansas University Cancer Center, Kansas City, was honored. Travel scholarships were given to doctoral candidates Saswati Karmakar, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha; and Dr. Sharavan Ramachandran, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Amarillo; and post-doctoral fellow Dr. Monish Ram Makena, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore.
The Association of Indian Scientists in Cancer Research (AAISCR) is an organization committed to supporting outstanding young Indian American cancer researchers.
The event was attended by many well-known cancer researchers, oncologists, pathologists,biotechnology industry representatives and a representative from the American Association for Cancer Research.