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Pew Latin American Fellows


Pew Latin American Fellows

Meet the 2021 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.

Learn more about the application process for the 2023 class of awards from our FAQ. If you’d like additional information on the most recent class of awardees,  please visit the fellows directory.

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Scientists at Work: Craig Mello on the Mysteries of Genetic Code

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How does genetic information transmit across generations? While trying to find out, scientists Craig Mello and Andrew Fire quite by accident made a discovery in 1998 that would earn them a Nobel Prize—and pave the way for the first drug to take on harmful genes. Pew’s Dan LeDuc talks with Mello about science’s surprises.