Latest News + Press

SACNAS Life member Dr. Keith A. Trujillo named 2017 AAAS Fellow

Photo credit: CSUSM/Eric Breier SACNAS Life member Dr. Keith A. Trujillo, who was awarded the 2017 Wang Family Excellence Award early this year, has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Dr. Trujillo is a California State University San Marcos (CSUSM) psychology professor and director of the university’s Office […]

SACNAS Honors Distinguished Awardees at 2017 National Diversity in STEM Conference

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 13, 2017 MEDIA CONTACT: Yamila Pino, [email protected] or 202-440-1432 SACNAS HONORS DISTINGUISHED AWARDEES AT 2017 NATIONAL DIVERSITY IN STEM CONFERENCE Awardees to be recognized October 20 at 2017 SACNAS National Diversity in STEM Conference in Salt Lake City SANTA CRUZ, CA – SACNAS is pleased to announce the winners of the […]

SACNAS member Reavelyn Pray’s award-winning research catches eye of hospitals across the country

Photography by Ryan Cox, Rice University A TURNING OF PHAGE From an introductory science class at her community college to award-winning research on bio disinfectants, the University of Houston’s Reavelyn Pray has success under the microscope. Reavelyn Pray has never been one to back down from a challenge. On her own from a young age, […]

Biochemistry student makes her mark in science and diversity

Biochemistry/Biophysics Ph.D. student Nicole Hams holds a male salmon during spawning. Photo credit: iMPACT/Oregon State University Nicole Hams, SACNAS member and former Vice-President of the Oregon State University SACNAS Chapter, has been selected as the 2017-2018 Western Regional Representative to the National Black Graduate Student Association (NBGSA), the nation’s largest interdisciplinary graduate organization for students of African descent in […]

Dr. Patricia Silveyra Receives Dale J. Benos Early Career Professional Service Award

Photo: Dr. Silveyra presenting at 2016 LPSLI. SACNAS member and 2016 Linton-Poodry SACNAS Leadership Institute (LPSLI) alumna Dr. Patricia Silveyra received the 10th Dale J. Benos Early Career Professional Service Award. Dr. Silveyra is the Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Penn State College of Medicine. This award honors an […]

Ignition Design Lab Donates State of the Art Routers to SACNAS!

Photo: Robert Mendoza, Director of Data and Technology and Dr. Antonia Franco, Executive Director with two of the 100 Portals donated 100 top of the line WiFi routers arrived at the SACNAS headquarters, the result of a generous donation from Ignition Design Labs. The radically new Portal WiFi routers are designed to thrive in today’s increasingly congested environments […]