04543_18_2 Talia Martin, Shoshone Bannock, is a biomedical science major at the University of Kansas (KU).

Middaugh Charles Russell (Russ) Middaugh, Iroquois, Arapahoe, PhD, is the Higuchi Distinguished Professor of Pharmaceutical Chemistry at the University of Kansas. He is a biochemist with a passion for science and a strong desire to bring more American Indian people into the sciences, particularly the biomedical sciences.

damonjacobs1 Damon Jacobs, Oglala Lakota, is completing his graduate education in the Department of Cell and Molecular Physiology at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill.