*Photo credit: Mark Berndt, USC Trojan Family Magazine
USC Professor Steven Finkel has been selected to receive the William A. Hinton Research Training Award for 2017. This award honors outstanding contributions toward fostering the research training of underrepresented minorities in microbiology. It is given in memory of William A. Hinton, a physician-research scientist and one of the first African-Americans to join the ASM. This award is also associated with an award lecture at the 2017 Microbe meeting in New Orleans.