The Eastern Star has given $341,654 in gifts since it designated OMRF as its charitable beneficiary in 2002.
Two students from the Naval Academy and one from the Air Force Academy participated in the OMRF’s ninth annual Saxon program.
The one-time grant will help OMRF scientist Jian Li, Ph.D., with start-up costs for his new lab.
The Saxon program provides military academy students with an opportunity to work alongside OMRF senior scientists.
Muskogee’s John Saxon, M.D., established the program in 2009.
The state chapter has donated nearly $26,000 to OMRF since 1978.