Grants & Fellowships: Winter 2016

Grants & Fellowships: Winter 2016

Pharmaceutical Chemistry department members have received the following grants and fellowships between January and March 2016:

3/3/2016: Zachary Hill, a postdoc in the Wells Lab, received a pressigous K99 award from the National Cancer Institute entitled, "Mapping the conformation-specific interactome of signaling proteins." This award will be funded for one year.

3/1/2016: Lei Wang’s visiting scientist, Dr. Tai An, was awarded a visiting scientist agreement with COFCO Nutrition and Health Research Institute Co., Ltd until February 2017.

2/2/2016: Jennifer Binning, a postdoc in the Gross lab, received a grant from the Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases for her proposal entitled: "Evolution of the Vif E3 Ubiquitin Ligase."

2/1/2016: Steven Altschuler was awarded a grant from the V Foundation for Cancer Research entitled. “The genetic and epigenetic underpinnings of cancer evolution through treatment.” This project will be funded for three years.

1/13/2016: Bo Huang’s proposal for a PBR New Frontier in Research Award entitled, “Visualizing RNA polymerase II engaged in RNA-dependent interfering RNA biogenesis,” was selected for funding for a one year period.

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