Ten rising University sophomores and juniors who completed their six-week research training in the Appalachian Gerontology Experiences: Advancing Diversity in Aging Research Scholars Summer Research Internship will proudly showcase their hard work at the third annual AGE-ADAR Summer Research Poster Symposium.
The virtual event will be held from 10-11 a.m. Friday (June 23) on Zoom.
The 2023 AGE-ADAR Scholars are:
Jennifer Cooper, psychology
Zoe Fagan, neuroscience
Zohra Feliachi, exercise physiology
Jacob Frazee, psychology
Andrew Gautier, computer science
Chyanne Reid, biochemistry
Elvi Vass, psychology
Eden Williams, biology
Sydney Williams, exercise physiology
Paige Yamamoto, biology
During the six-week summer internship, the scholars learned about research related to aging and health disparities in Appalachia and factors impacting aging in the region through lectures presented by a team of professors led by Julie Hicks Patrick, principal investigator of the AGE-ADAR grant. Professors include Amy Fiske, Kristina Hash and Bernard Schreurs.
The AGE-ADAR Scholars Program is a two-year research program funded by the National Institute on Aging that trains MSTEM students on aging and health disparities in Appalachia preparing them for future research and health careers.
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