OMRF names Fleming Scholars
The Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation has selected 13 Oklahoma high school and college students as Sir Alexander Fleming Scholars for 2018.
The 63rd class of scholars will spend eight weeks working with OMRF scientists on specific research projects covering subjects such as autoimmune disease, cancer and cardiovascular disease. At the conclusion, the scholars will author scientific papers and deliver presentations to OMRF’s research staff.
The 2018 Fleming Scholars are: Fares
Alrefai, Tulsa, University of Tulsa; Matthew Anderson, Durant, Oklahoma Baptist University; Veronica Chamberlain, Fort Towson, Southeastern Oklahoma State University; Azhia Contreras, Edmond, Edmond North High School; Phillip Douglas, Edmond, Cornell University; Dawson Haworth, Fairview, and Nathan Herndon, Minco, both from Oklahoma State University.
Also: Benjamin Houston, El Reno, El Reno
High School; Rachel
Jordan, Oklahoma City, Texas Christian University; Cheryl Kalapura, Tulsa, Cornell University; McKayla Muse, Edmond, University of Central Oklahoma; Oloruntoun Ogunbase, Oklahoma City, Putnam
City West High School; and Winston Scrambler, Oklahoma City, Heritage Hall High School.
For more information go to omrf.org/fleming.