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Outstanding Mentors Awarded

Dr. Donna Vogel (l), director of the NCI Fellowship Office, and Dr. Alan Rabson (r), NCI acting director, flank three winners of the institute's Outstanding Mentor Award, which was presented at an annual awards ceremony recently. The awardees are (from l) Dr. Lalage Wakefield, Dr. Frank Gonzalez and Dr. Elaine Jaffe. The mentor award, presented in 2001 for the first time, recognizes intramural scientists for excellence in mentoring and guiding the careers of trainees in cancer research. At the same ceremony, eight NCI investigators were recognized as Mentors of Merit. These include (at right) Dr. Mark Schiffman, Dr. Grace Yeh, Dr. Genoveffa Franchini, Dr. Frank Balis, Dr. Frank Cuttitta and Dr. Thomas Walsh. Not shown are Dr. Scott Durum and Dr. Ira Pastan.

Research Society Honors NIAAA's Calhoun

Dr. Faye Calhoun, NIAAA's associate director for collaborative research activities, received the 14th annual Seixas Award at the Research Society on Alcoholism's (RSA) meeting in Montreal, Canada. The award is given to an individual who has made extraordinary contributions to the advancement of alcohol research. In announcing the award, RSA President Yeddy Israel cited Calhoun's leadership in developing and overseeing numerous national and international partnerships and collaborative research efforts; and in interagency efforts to bring diverse resources to alcohol research.

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