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Patricia Opresko - Awards

1991 CRC Press Freshman Chemistry Achievement Award
1993 Delta Delta Chapter of Delta Epsilon Sigmas,
National Catholic Collegiate Honor Society
1994 American Chemical Society Award, Lehigh Valley Section
1999 AACR Special Conference Travel Grant Award
1998-99 The Four Diamonds Fund of the Milton S. Hershey
Medical Center, mentored investigator award: "Processing of DNA lesions by a mutator DNA polymerase."
2005 Environmental Mutagen Society Travel Award
2006 Ellison Medical Foundation New Scholar in Aging Research
2006 Outstanding New Environmental Scientist (ONES), NIEHS
2008, 2010 Annual Meeting of the Environmental Mutagen Society, Session Co-chair
2009 Annual International Conference on Environmental Mutagens, Session Co-chair
2011 2011 FASEB meeting on Helicases and NTP-Driven Nucleic Acid Motors, Session Chair
2012 2012 Gordon Conference on DNA damage, mutation and cancer; Session Chair
2015 Invited to give the keynote lecture at the Pennsylvania State University School of Medicine Graduate Student Research Forum
2016 Elected as a Councilor of the Environmental Mutagenesis and Genomics Society for the 2017-2020 term
2017 2017 Gordon Conference on Mammalian DNA Repair; Session Chair