Category Archives: scholarship

Third-year med student wins Sarah Loguen Fraser Scholarship

Third-year medical student Krista Tookhan has been awarded Upstate’s Sarah Loguen Fraser Scholarship, named in honor of the pioneering physician who was the first African-American woman to graduate — in 1876 — from what later became Upstate’s College of Medicine. … Continue reading

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Upstate PhD student wins Heart Association fellowship

Yaxin Liu, a third-year PhD student in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, has been awarded a two-year American Heart Association pre-doctoral fellowship to support her research. Yaxin studies how mutations in an essential protein in mitochondria – organelles that power our … Continue reading

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Undergraduates SURF-ing on Upstate campus this summer

Eleven college students interested in biomedical science are spending the summer at Upstate through the Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) program. The 10-week SURF program exposes college juniors to biomedical research and gives them the opportunity to formulate a proposal, … Continue reading

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