From learning about Earth as a complex eco system, to hearing about a possible new targeted therapy for a rare kind of leukemia, to interacting with Ph.D. students face-to-face, guests were fully engaged at the Scholar Awards Luncheon for ARCS Foundation Oregon on October... Read more
WHAT: "Recognizing Genius," ARCS Foundation Oregon Scholar Awards Luncheon.
WHY: We believe that investments in American scientists studying with Oregon's premier doctoral programs in science, medicine and engineering build a vital pipeline of intellectual capital for our businesses and for society's well being. Through our scholar awards, ARCS supports and... Read more
You are invited to attend the Portland 2013 Scholar Awards Luncheon on Tuesday, October 22, 2013 to hear about how our ocean is under increasing pressure — from overfishing to ocean acidification... Read more
A highlight of the Scholar Awards Luncheon was the announcement of the second Endowed Scholar Award for ARCS Foundation Oregon. Barbara and Phil Silver have generously donated a $200,000 gift that will establish a permanently endowed scholar award. The award recipient will rotate... Read more
Sunil Joshi, ARCS Scholar at OHSU, Receives Soros Fellowship
Sunil Joshi is the first at OHSU to receive the Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowship Award. The fellowship supports outstanding immigrants and children of immigrants who are pursuing a graduate education in the United States. Sunil's research interest covers intrinsic and extrinsic mechanisms of drug resistance in the setting of acute myeloid leukemia. He works with Brian J. Druker, MD, a world-recognized expert in cancer.