Congratulations to Dr. Aaron DiAntonio! Aaron DiAntonio, M.D, Ph.D., Alan A. and Edith L. Wolff Professor of Developmental Biology, has been elected as Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
Dr. Kristen Kroll, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Developmental Biology received a five-year $3,631.263 R01 research grant from the National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Mental Health beginning December 1, 2020, for her project entitled “Genomic and functional characterization of ASD and ID-associated MYT1L mutation”.
Congratulations to Dr. David Ornitz! David M. Ornitz, M.D., Ph.D., Alumni Endowed Professor of Developmental Biology has received a two-year, $265,000 grant award from Eli Lily & Co. (LRP) beginning December 1, 2020, for his project entitled “Effects of endothelial FGF signaling on myocardial dysfunction in a mouse model of heart failure with preserved ejection […]
Congratulations to Dr. Shin Imai! Dr. Shin-ichiro Imai, M.D., Ph.D., Professor of Developmental Biology has received a two-year $300,000 research grant from WUCATR – WashU Center for Autophagy Therapeutics and Research beginning December 1, 2020, for his project entitled “Elucidating the functional connection between NAD+ metabolism and autophagy in metabolism and aging”
Samantha A. Morris, Assistant Professor of Developmental Biology and of Genetics, has received a five-year, $1,500,000, New York Stem Cell Foundation Robertson Stem Cell Investigator Award starting on January 1, 2021, for her project entitled “New single-cell genomic technologies to dissect and enhance cell fate reprogramming”.
Congratulations to he labs of Drs. Johnson, Mokalled and Solnica-Krezel! MYH3-associated distal arthrogryposis zebrafish model is normalized with para-aminoblebbistatin. Whittle J, Antunes L, Harris M, Upshaw Z, Sepich DS, Johnson AN, Mokalled M, Solnica-Krezel L, Dobbs MB, Gurnett CA. EMBO Mol Med. 2020 Oct 5;12(11):e12356.