TAMIN graduate student Nihal Salem awarded prestigious F99/K00 D-SPAN AwardSeptember 29, 2019
Congratulations to TAMIN student Nihal Salem who has been awarded a prestigious F99/K00 D-SPAN award from the National Institutes of Health! Nihal is the first student at Texas A&M to ever receive this award!
The purpose of the NIH Blueprint Diversity Specialized Predoctoral to Postdoctoral Advancement in Neuroscience (D-SPAN) Award is to support a defined pathway across career stages for outstanding graduate students who are from diverse backgrounds underrepresented in neuroscience research. This two-phase award will facilitate the completion of Nihal’s doctoral work on alcohol use and fetal alcohol spectrum disorders, as well as the transition to a strong neuroscience research postdoctoral position.
More information on Nihal’s research, as well as all the other awardees, can be found at the NIH Blueprint for Neuroscience Research.
Congrats again to Nihal and all other D-SPAN awardees!