Dr. David Ornitz has received a grant award from the Hope Center

Dr. David Ornitz has received a grant award from the Hope Center
Congratulations to Dr. David Ornitz! David M. Ornitz, M.D., Ph.D.,  Alumni Endowed Professor of Developmental Biology and Dr. Robert Gereau, Ph.D., the Dr. Seymour and Rose T Brown Prof of Anesthesiology received a two-year, $100,000 grant award from the Hope Center for Neurological Disorders starting January 1, 2020, for their project entitled “Determining the pathogenic […]

Dr. Samantha Morris has received 3 new awards

Dr. Samantha Morris has received 3 new awards
Congratulations to Dr. Samantha Morris, Professor of Developmental Biology and Genetics, on her three new awards! Two year $183,334 Chan Zuckerberg Initiative award as a sub-agreement with Massachusetts General Hospital beginning July 1, 2019 for her project entitled “Single-cell resolution of cell lineages and states based on chromatin accessibility combined with CellTagging or somatic mutations”. […]

Brian Egan has been selected to receive the Boime Fellowship

Brian Egan has been selected to receive the Boime Fellowship
Congratulations to Brian Egan! Brian Egan, graduate student in Dr. Kerry Kornfeld’s Lab, has been selected to receive the 2019-2020 Irving Boime Graduate Student Fellowship! This fellowship is made possible by scientific discoveries by Professor Boime and his trainees that extend longevity of proteins in vivo and led to development of Elonva, a recombinant human […]

Dr. David Ornitz has been elected a 2019 AAAS Fellow

Dr. David Ornitz has been elected a 2019 AAAS Fellow
Congratulations to Dr. David Ornitz, Alumni Endowed Professor of Developmental Biology! He has been elected a 2019 AAAS Fellow. "In order to be considered for the rank of Fellow, a AAAS member must be nominated by three previously elected Fellows, the steering group of a AAAS section, or the organization’s CEO. Nominations go through a […]

Dr. Thor Theunissen has received New Innovator Award from the NIH

Dr. Thor Theunissen has received New Innovator Award from the NIH
Dr. Thorold Theunissen, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Developmental Biology has received a five-year $2,361,375 New Innovator Award from the National Institutes of Health, National Institute of General Medical Sciences beginning September 30, 2019 for his project entitled “Resolving epigenetic instability during pluripotent state transitions: a roadmap for exploiting the biomedical potential of dynamic human stem […]

Dr. Kristen L. Kroll has received a one-year subaward

Dr. Kristen L. Kroll has received a one-year subaward
Congratulations to Dr. Kristen Kroll! Dr. Kristen L. Kroll, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Developmental Biology has received a one-year $150,000 subaward through Harvard Medical School, Undiagnosed Disease Network beginning July 1, 2019 for her project entitled “Using human pluripotent stem cell models to evaluate pathogenicity and define disease mechanisms for ZNF292 variant found in UDN373964”.

Lila Solnica-Krezel received the Nusslein-Volhard Award

Lila Solnica-Krezel received the Nusslein-Volhard Award
Congratulations to Dr. Lilianna Solnica-Krezel! Lila Solnica-Krezel, the Alan A and Edith L Wolff Distinguished Professor and Head of Developmental Biology, received the Nusslein-Volhard Award at the 2019 International Zebrafish Society meeting! The Nusslein-Volhard Award is from the European Society for Fish Models in Biology and Medicine (EuFishBioMed).