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AACR Undergraduate Scholar Awardees 2022-2023

The AACR is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2022 AACR Undergraduate Scholar Awards. The primary purpose of these awards is to inspire young science students at the undergraduate level to enter the field of cancer research. The AACR is committed to promoting the education and training of the next generation of dedicated scientists and to facilitating and nurturing their careers in cancer research or cancer-related biomedical science. In 2022, the AACR is celebrating 25 years of this award program and continues to generously provide the funding for these awards.

Congratulations to these talented young scholars. The names and affiliations of the 2022 Awardees are listed below along with the numbers and titles of their poster presentations, where appropriate.

Congratulations to the 2022-2023 AACR Undergraduate Scholar Awardees

Ritu Dave

Ritu Dave

Washington University in St. Louis
St. Louis, Missouri

Anabella Maria D. Galang

Anabella Maria D. Galang

Cornell University
Ithaca, New York

Akshay Govindan

Akshay Govindan

Washington University in St. Louis
Saint Louis, Missouri

Charlene Mansour

Charlene Mansour

University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, Alabama

Caitlin R. McCabe

Caitlin R. McCabe

Cornell University
Ithaca, New York

Harrison Ngue

Harrison Ngue

Harvard University
Cambridge, Massachusetts

Julia A. Pena

Julia A. Pena

University of Texas at Austin
Austin, Texas

Melanie Perez

Melanie Perez

Florida International University
Miami, Florida

Eric G. Sun

Eric G. Sun

Yale University
New Haven, Connecticut  

Afi H. Tagnedji

Afi H. Tagnedji

University of Louisville
Louisville, Kentucky