National Institute of General Medical Sciences award aims to attract underrepresented students in science, technology, engineering and mathematics
Aug. 15, 2018
| By Tom Kim / Fred Hutch News Service
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center has received a $1.26 million, five-year Science Education Partnership Award from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences, or NIGMS. The award will fund a new science education and training program called “Frontiers in Cancer Research."
A science education program helped launch Louisa Pendergast’s research career. Now she’s helping mentor more science teachers at Fred Hutch.
July 20, 2017
| By Rachel Tompa / Fred Hutch News Service
In high school, Louisa Pendergast had an inspiring biology teacher who'd participated in a science education program at Fred Hutch. Now a working scientist at the Hutch, Pendergast is mentoring more teachers through that same program.
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