2020 Diversity Career Development Program Selections
, by DCEG Staff
Rotana Alsaggaf, Ph.D., M.S., of the Clinical Genetics Branch, Christian S. Alvarez Privado, Ph.D., M.S.P.H., of the Metabolic Epidemiology Branch, and Marena Niewisch, M.D., of the Cancer Genomics Research Laboratory, were selected for the 2020 Diversity Career Development Program (DCDP). This program seeks to provide NCI postdoctoral trainees from underrepresented and disadvantaged groups with the tools necessary to develop as leaders in independent academic research careers. “The DCDP is an important part of NCI’s efforts to build and support a diverse biomedical research workforce,” said Jackie Lavigne, Ph.D., M.P.H., Chief of the Office of Education at DCEG.