Margot Williams, Ph.D., a former Postdoctoral Fellow in Lila Solnica-Krezel’s laboratory, received the IZFS 2020 Chi-Bin Chien Award. Margot is currently an Assistant Professor in the Center for Precision Environmental Health and Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology at the Baylor College of Medicine. Her outstanding research contributions and dedication to the zebrafish field truly […]
Congratulations to Mitsukuni Yoshida! Mitsukuni Yoshida, a MSTP student in Dr. Shin Imai’s laboratory in the Neuroscience Program, has received the 2020 Needleman Prize! The Needleman Prize is presented to a graduating student who has demonstrated outstanding achievements in the field of Pharmacology.
Congratulations to Kel Vin Woo, MD, PhD! Kel Vin Wo, Postdoctoral Fellow in Dr. David Ornitz’s Lab, has received a $100,000 ENTELLIGENCE Young Investigator Program Award through Actelion Pharmaceuticals for his project entitled “Endothelial Drug Targets for Hypoxia-Induced Pulmonary Hypertension”.
Congratulations to Dr. Andrew Yoo! Andrew Yoo, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Developmental Biology has received a two-year $556,983 grant award from CHDI Foundation starting 2/1/2020 for his project entitled “Identification and Implication of Epigenetic Dysregulation in Huntington’s Disease using Directly Reprogrammed Patient Neurons”.
Congratulations to Dr. Mayssa Mokalled! Dr. Mokalled has been selected as the 2020 recipient of the H.W. Mossman Award in Developmental Biology. This award recognizes investigators in the early stages of their careers who have made important contributions to the field of developmental biology, and have demonstrated remarkable promise of future accomplishments.
Congratulations to Dr. David Ornitz! David M. Ornitz, M.D., Ph.D., Alumni Endowed Professor of Developmental Biology, Dr. David T Curiel, M.D., Ph.D., Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology; Director Therapeutics Center, Dr. Igor P. Dmitriev, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology, and Dr. Kel Vin Woo, M.D., Ph.D., Pediatric Cardiology Fellow, received a three-year, $450,000 grant […]
Congratulations to Brian Lananna, Postdoctoral Research Associate in Dr. Shin Imai’s Lab! Brian received the 2019 John E. Majors Award in honor of Dr. John Majors. The Majors award was created in 2018 to recognize the outstanding accomplishments in research and teaching. Dr. Johns Majors was a professor in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular […]
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 […]
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”. […]
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 […]