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Look out for the Spring 2019 forum schedule! 

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Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS) will be held Novemeber 14-17, in Indianapolis, Indiana. It was an opportunity for minority students to present their research, network and explore graduate schools. Visit their website for more details. 

This was Virginia Tech's 17th year at ABRCMS. It was a very successful conference and we were represented by five different units, and we interacted with several alumni including Assistant professors Drs. Ramine Alexander (NC A&T), Jordan Booker (Univ of Missouri), and Anjolii Diaz (Ball State) and grad students Ms. Davia Blake (Penn), Ms. Brittany Rice (Kentucky), and Ms. Shakarr Wiggins  (Cornell Weill Medical)



Society for Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science is an event geared toward development, training and mentoring  of underrepresented STEM students. This year was held October 11-13 in San Antonio, Texas. Visit the website for more detail. 


Holiday Celebration 2018

This year's end of year celebration was attended by over 50 members of our PREP/IMSD/Carver family! Dr. Bianca Baker ( Senior Medical Science Liason, Johnson & Johnson, IMSD alum-Liwu Li Lab) was the keynote speaker. A few Carver and PREP/IMSD scholars also gave speeches.