January 24, 2014

Seeds of Science Research Grants to Be Announced Jan. 30

Seeds of Science research grants to UAMS Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute scientists will be announced at “The Doctor Is In,” a public event set for Jan. 30, 6-7:30 p.m., 10th floor, Cancer Institute.

Aime Franco, Ph.D., a 2013 Seeds of Science grant recipient, will discuss her thyroid cancer research program and how the grant impacted her work. Franco is an assistant professor in the UAMS Department of Physiology & Biophysics.

The research grants are funded by the institute’s annual RockStar Lounge event, which is sponsored by the Envoys, an advocacy group sponsored by the Cancer Institute Foundation. The event is free and open to the public. Register at www.giving.uams.edu/doctorisin or by calling (501) 526-2277.

“The Doctor Is In” is sponsored by CDI Contractors, LLC and hosted by the Envoys.