News : 2013 : June

Anthony Williams, left, celebrates his award with Michael Lomax, President and CEO of the United Negro College Fund (UNCF), at the UNCF-Merck Science Initiative Fellows Day.

Graduate Student Receives Prestigious Fellowship for His Accomplishments and Promise

Anthony Williams, a Ph.D. candidate in the Miller School’s Sheila and David Fuente Graduate Program in Cancer Biology, is one of just 12 graduate students across the nation to receive a 2013 United Negro College Fund/Merck Graduate Science Research Dissertation Fellowship.

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Ronald Desrosiers, Ph.D.

Harvard Virologist Joins UM’s Fight Against HIV/AIDS and Cancer

Ronald Desrosiers, Ph.D., a virologist whose seminal discoveries at Harvard Medical School fueled scientific hopes of developing a vaccine for HIV/AIDS, has joined the Miller School’s Department of Pathology, where he will serve as Director of Research Faculty Development and continue his basic science research into viruses that cause AIDS and cancer.

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