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Congratulations to Aisha Bismillah (McGonigal Group) on winning the 2021 Merck Research Award for Underrepresented Chemists of Color! This award is for underrepresented groups in chemistry including third year chemistry graduate students (minimum) or postdocs.

Aisha applied for the award while working at Dartmouth College in the US and has since returned to Durham.  Aisha will receive a Merck mentor and networking opportunities, as well as travel funds for participation to the 2021 Merck Award Symposium where Aisha will present her research.