UAF BLaST Program

Principal Investigators

Karsten Hueffer, Ph.D.

Arleigh Reynolds, Ph.D.

Mike Castellini, Ph.D.

Contact Information

Contact Principal Investigator
Karsten Hueffer:

Communications Representative
Amy Topkok:

Adam Chisom:



The BUILD-funded Biomedical Learning and Student Training (BLaST) program will enhance capacity for undergraduate biomedical research training and efficacy for engaging students from diverse, especially rural Alaskan, backgrounds in education and training for biomedical research careers.


The Diversity Program Consortium Coordination and Evaluation Center at UCLA is supported by Office of the Director of the National Institutes of Health / National Institutes of General Medical Sciences under award number U54GM119024.
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