Faculty Affairs and Professional Development recently announced the 2021-2022 Professional Enrichment and Growth Grant recipients. Each applicant has been awarded partial funding for activities that will promote their professional growth and advance the academic mission of their departments and the institution.

Caroline Bertolet, PhD|Instructor, Graduate Medical Education
PEG Grant Activity: Take a Gestalt online coaching certificate program

Peggy Gesing. PhD|Assistant Professor, School of Health Professions
PEG Grant Activity: Attend and present at the American Educational Research Association conference

Ming-Lei Guo, PhD|Assistant Professor, Pathology and Anatomy
PEG Grant Activity: Attend an online bioinformatic training session — Single Cell Analysis Boot Camp: Systems Biology Methods for Analysis of Single Cell RNA-Sequence; the Society of Neuroscience 50th annual international conference. Visit a research lab that has been successfully employing single cell RNA sequencing at the University of Southern California

Renee Morales, MD|Assistant Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology
PEG Grant Activity: Attend a program focused on coaching/wellness

Nagaraja Nagre, PhD|Assistant Professor, Physiological Sciences 
PEG Grant Activity: Attend the Trans-Agency Meeting on developing medical counter measures to treat acute and chronic effects of pulmonary chemical injuries, as well as the American Thoracic Society international conference

David Taylor-Fishwick, PhD|Professor, Microbiology and Molecular Cell Biology
PEG Grant Activity: Pursue training in leadership/business administration

LiFang Yang, MD, PhD|Instructor, Microbiology and Molecular Cell Biology
PEG Grant Activity: Attend Multi-omics Boot Camp, NIH Grant Writing Boot Camp and the 2022 Gordon Research Conference: Extracellular Vesicles