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April 6, 2009

UI WISE program awards travel grants

The University of Iowa Women in Science and Engineering (WISE) program has announced spring semester award recipients of its Dr. Eunice Schuytema Beam Travel Grant Program.

The award winners, each of whom will receive $300 toward travel to a professional meeting to present scholarly work, are:

CALIFORNIA

San Clemente: Janelle Beadle, a neuroscience doctoral student in the Graduate College, delivered an oral presentation titled "Age-Related Shifts in Regional Blood Flow During Hedonic Appreciation Persist After Controlling for Structural Neuroanatomy and Valance Attribution" at the Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting on Nov. 16 in Washington, D.C.

CHINA

Beijing: Lei Hua, a biostatistics doctoral student in the Graduate College, delivered an oral presentation at the Eastern North American Region of the International Biometric Society (ENAR) Meeting. Her presentation, "Spline-Based Sieve Semiparametric Generalized Estimating Equation for Panel Count Data," was given March 17, in San Antonio, Texas.

Wuhan, Hubei Province: Fengrong Wei, a mathematics doctoral student in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, gave an oral presentation titled "Group Selection in High-Dimensional Regression," at the Eastern North American Region of the International Biometric Society (ENAR) Meeting. The meeting was held March 15-18 in San Antonio, Texas.

The WISE Travel Grants are awarded each fall and spring semester following the schedule and guidelines found on the WISE Web site http://www.uiowa.edu/~wise/. For further information about WISE, contact Chris Brus, director, at 319-355-3530 or at christine-brus@uiowa.edu.

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