On her way from Watonga, Okla., to earning her doctorate at Harvard, Heather Rice got her first taste of working in a lab as an OMRF Sir Alexander Fleming Scholar. She liked it so much, she decided to make a career of it. Now, she’s come back to her home state, as an assistant professor […]
The deadline for the annual summer program is Feb.1.
More than 500 students have participated in the program since 1956.
Applications for the 2013 Fleming Scholar Program are due Feb. 1.
Fleming Scholar Program History The Fleming Scholar Program was founded in 1956 as a way to give Oklahoma’s high school and college students “hands-on” biomedical research experience. The program is named for Sir Alexander Fleming, the famed British scientist, who discovered penicillin and in 1949 came to Oklahoma City to formally dedicate the Oklahoma Medical […]
After medical school, Fleming Scholar Rivka Galchen took the road less traveled In its 60 years, OMRF’s Sir Alexander Fleming Scholar program has launched the careers of lots of physicians. But as far as we know, Rivka Galchen is the only one who’s also gone on to a career as an acclaimed novelist, short […]