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Meadors Research Grants

In recognition of Carl T. and the late Merewyn D. Meadors to the Honorary, grants of up to $500 are available to support original research.  All members from chapters in good standing are eligible to apply.  Recipients are expected to present their results at National Conference.  All presentations at the National Conference are judged and the top three receive cash awards of $100, $75, and $50.  All eligible presenters receive a grant of $25.  

For more information or to submit applications contact:

Dr. Shawn Stover
Davis and Elkins College
100 Campus Drive
Elkins, WV 26241


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2017 Grant Recipients

Kimberly McFarland, Kappa Sigma Chapter, University of Mary Washington, "Optimization of RNA Purification for RNA Aptamer Selection"

2016 Grant Recipients

Richard Conway, Alpha Delta Chapter, Franklin College, "Ferric Reducing Antioxidant Power as a Way to Quantify Antioxidant Capacity of Organosulfur Compounds"

Brandon Seller, Zeta Chapter, Davis & Elkins College, "Dietary and Exercise Effects on Markers of Inflammation and Oxidative Stress"

2015 Grant Recipients

Kenzie Glassburn, Alpha Delta Chapter, Franklin College, "Comparative Studies of the Efficacy of Endogenous Organosulfur Antioxidants"

Timothy Thoner, Alpha Chapter, Randolph-Macon College, “Quantification of surface costimulatory molecule expression on plasmacytoid dendritic cells in male and female B6.Nba2 lupus-prone mice” 

2014 Grant Recipients

Jeffrey  Adams, Zeta Chapter, Davis and Elkins College, "Using a Fitness Tracker to Monitor Physical Activity, Cardiovascular Function, and Sleep Pattern"

Anna Kania,  Kappa Sigma Chapter, University of Mary Washington, "Silencing of Essential Genes in Models of Animal Parasitic Nematodes"   

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