Grants & Fellowships: Winter 2016

Members of the Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry have received the following grants and fellowships between January and March 2016:




Zachary Hill, a postdoc in the Wells Lab, received a prestigious K99 award from the National Cancer Institute for “Mapping the conformation-specific interactome of signaling proteins.” This award will be funded for one year.


Lei Wang’s visiting scientist, Tai An, was awarded a visiting scientist agreement with COFCO Nutrition and Health Research Institute Co., Ltd until February 2017.


Jennifer Binning, a postdoc in the Gross lab, received a grant from the Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases for “Evolution of the Vif E3 Ubiquitin Ligase.”


Steven Altschuler was awarded a grant from the V Foundation for Cancer Research for “The genetic and epigenetic underpinnings of cancer evolution through treatment.” This project will be funded for three years.


Bo Huang’s proposal for a PBR New Frontier in Research Award, “Visualizing RNA polymerase II engaged in RNA-dependent interfering RNA biogenesis,” was selected for funding for one year.


Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry

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