Studying these cells could lead to new treatments for diseases ranging from gastrointestinal disease to diabetes.
Three MIT community members will be honored through two programs designed to recognize excellence in work performance and enhance leadership capabilities of high-performing minority employees.
The Institute's human resources department sponsors the two programs -- The Partnership Inc. and the YMCA Black Achievers -- underscoring MIT's commitment to diversity and inclusion, showing the value of professional development and raising the awareness of MIT as a world-class employer.
This year's recipients and their awards are:
Sharon D. Clarke, Manager of Disabilities Services, Central Human Resources
The Partnership Inc. Professional Development Program, Boston Fellows Program
Julian S. Green, Program Coordinator, MIT SEED Academy, MIT Office of Engineering Outreach
The Partnership Inc. Professional Development Program, Boston Associates Program.
Lisa M. Owens, Chief Radiologic Technologist, MIT Medical
YMCA of Greater Boston, Black Achievers Award Recognition Program