Puerto Rican Student among the winners of the 2015 Award for Aspirations in Computing

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Natalia Pacheco from Puerto Rico is one of the 35 winners of the 2015 Award for Aspirations in Computing sponsored by the National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT).

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Young Borinqueña wins poster competition at the annual American Society for Cell Biology meeting

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Congratulations to Yaliz Loperena Álvarez from the Central University of the Caribbean for winning third place on the poster competition sponsored by the Minority Affairs Committee at the American Society for Cell Biology Meeting held in Philadelphia from December 6th-10th, 2014.

Yaliz is a doctoral student in Dr. Michelle Martínez Montemayor’s laboratory at the UCC and she studies the mechanism by which the Reishi mushroom attacks cancer cells in inflammatory breast cancer.

From CienciaPR, congratulations Yaliz!

Dr. Gregory Quirk receives the prestigious MERIT award

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Each year, a great number of Puerto Rican scientists are distinguished with prestigious prizes and awards. In Puerto Rico, the United States and in many parts of the world, Puerto Rican scientific talent makes itself known. Being the only network of Puerto Rican scientists in the world, it is our job to celebrate the achievements and recognitions of the members of our community. Share these stories by using #cerebrosboricuas

Verizon Powerful Answers Award- 10 Million in Prizes for projects in health care, education and sustainability

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Verizon is offering $10 million in prizes for innovators and companies who propose the most innovative solutions utilizing Verizon’s unique combination of network, device and platform technologies to help reinvent and empower the three core areas of healthcare, education and sustainability. The prize awards in each of the three core areas include the following:





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