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As seen InSCOPE (Weekly news for faculty, staff and students from the Indiana University School of Medicine), June 23, 2016:

Showalter Scholars class of 2016 selected

Four scientists have been named Showalter Scholars by the IU School of Medicine, the fourth class in the program created to recognize and reward successful young researchers at the school.

The recipients are:

The program, supported in part by the Ralph W. and Grace M. Showalter Research Trust Fund, was created to support faculty whose scientific expertise and productivity have resulted in significant contributions to the IU School of Medicine and the greater research community.

Showalter Scholars receive $25,000 per year for three years, with the first year funded by the Showalter Trust, the second year by their academic department and the third year by the school. An additional set of Showalter Scholars is selected each year.

Showalter Scholars are limited to full-time IU School of Medicine faculty who are either an associate professor or have held the rank of professor for no more than one year. 

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Mohammed receives global cancer research award

Sulma Mohammed, Ph.D., associate professor of cancer biology in the Department of Comparative Pathobiology, Purdue Veterinary Medicine, recently received the African Diaspora Ambassador Award at the 2016 Global Health Catalyst (GHC) Summit at the Dana Farber Harvard Cancer Center. Dr. Mohammed has been the course director of medical microbiology for IU School of Medicine-West Lafayette since 2002.

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