"The scholarship allowed me to attend scientific meetings which I wouldn't have been able to otherwise. Secondly, the prestige within the university for receiving the award was overwhelming."
Shannon Fortin - UA Eller Scholar
Shannon received a B.S. in Biochemistry at Arizona State University. Her research focuses on what causes the tumor cell invasion and resistance to chemotherapy that is descriptive of glioblasoma multiforme (GBM), a form of brain tumor. She is studying the genetic signature of brain tumors and consequent molecular signaling responsible for tumor invasion.
What our ARCS Phoenix Scholars are Saying...
"The ARCS Scholar Award allowed me to attend important scientific conferences. I was able to attend an international Alzheimer's conference and present my work in Sweden."