The scholars were selected from a pool of 70 applicants from across the state.
The new Genes and Human Disease Research Program will broaden OMRF’s investigation into genetic mechanisms in various diseases.
OMRF scientist Bumsoo Ahn, Ph.D., has been awarded an Irene Diamond Fund/AFAR Postdoctoral Transition Award in Aging.
High school seniors, as well as college freshmen, sophomores and juniors, are eligible to apply.
On Friday, 13 Oklahoma high school and college students completed a summer of biomedical research at OMRF.
The award is part of the Centers of Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE) program.