Congratulations to Postdoctoral Research Development Grant Awardees!

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The Postdoctoral Affairs is happy to announce the awardees of the 2024 Postdoctoral Research Development Grants.  PRDGs were established to support University of Arizona postdoctoral scholars in the development of their independent research skills to advance their career goals. The awardees will go on to conduct an independent research project (New Project PRDG) or obtain additional training specific to their field (New Skills PRDG). Congratulations!

Applications for the PRDGs (New Project; New Skills Training) are accepted annually. The new award cycle will begin in 2025.  Click here for more information about the PRDGs.

New Project PRDGs

Holly Andrews, School of Geography, Development, & Environment

Impacts of Agrivoltaic Systems on Soil Organic Matter Development and Carbon Sequestration

Diego Guevara Beltran, Psychology

The (Un)predictability of Needs Determines Expectations of Repayment 

Michael Frazure, College of Medicine-Tucson

Mechanisms of Opioid-Induced Depression of Breathing and Swallow

Lanie Galland, School of Natural Resources & the Environment

Genomic Assessment of Population Structure and Hybridization in Two Native Suckers in the Truckee River Basin

Ahasanul Hasan, Physiology

Assessing the Neuroprotective Effects of Empagliflozin, a New Oral Antidiabetic Medication

Geovana Martin, Nutritional Sciences & Wellness

Novel Comprehensive Low-Sodium Education Program for Hemodialysis Patients: A Pilot Study

Ashly Romero,  College of Medicine-Phoenix

Skeletal Asymmetry Throughout Growth and Development in Primates

Carrie Seay-Fleming, School of Geography, Development, & Environment

Evaluating Export-Oriented Agricultural Development Projects in the Face of Climate Change

Sabina Srokova, Psychology

Are Blood-Based Biomarkers of Alzheimer’s Disease Pathology Sensitive to

Behavioral and fMRI Correlates of Spatial Memory Deficits in Old Age?

New Skills PRDGs

Assel Akhmetova, Animal and Biomedical Sciences

New Skills Training: Strategies and Techniques for Analyzing Microbial Population Structures (STAMPS)

Rebecca Campbell, Psychology

Advancing Psychological Science Through the Development of Skills in Psychometric Analyses

Ian Estacio, Arizona Institute for Resilience

Training for Traditional and Machine Learning Methods in Environmental Epidemiology