Meet the 2017 Class
The Pew Latin American Fellows Program in the Biomedical Sciences provides support for young scientists from Latin America to receive postdoctoral training in the United States. The program gives these individuals an opportunity to further their scientific knowledge by promoting exchange and collaboration between investigators in the United States and Latin America resulting in advances in research in Latin America.
For more information about the 2017 class visit the fellows directory.
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Global crop yields are increasingly vulnerable to changing climate and air quality. To combat future environmental threats and increased population growth, scientists are seeking new ways to engineer plants that can withstand harsh and unpredictable environments, and produce more food. Read More
Three Pew Latin American fellows have been awarded grants by the Bunge and Born Foundation and the Williams Foundation to help launch their laboratories in Argentina. These grants will augment awards from the Pew Latin American Fellows Program in the Biomedical Sciences for scientists to study in the U.S., with additional funds to purchase equipment to start their own labs when they return to... Read More
Every day, innovative research is happening around the world to advance human health—and these 37 scientists are among the people dedicated to doing just that. On June 15, Pew announced the 2017 classes of biomedical scholars, Latin American fellows, and Pew-Stewart Scholars for Cancer Research. Read More