10 NJCCR Fellowships awarded to Molecular Biology
The NJCCR has been one of our most generous sponsors of postdoctoral, pre-doctoral and undergraduate summer fellowships. The Commission promotes original research and talented researchers exploring the causes and treatment of cancer. This year we have accepted two post-doctoral, one pre-doctoral and seven summer fellowships. All fellowships will start on July 1st.
Johna Van Stelten, Silhavy’s laboratory, was awarded a predocotral fellowship was for her proposal entitled "The Role of a Bax Inhibitor-1 Homologue in E. coli"
The Postdoctoral Fellowships were awarded to:
Alison Hottes, Tavazoie's laboratory, for her proposal entitled "Tracking Mutational Effects Through Cellular Networks"
Florian Ulrich, Wieschaus' laboratory, for his proposal entitled "In Vivo Analysis of EMT During Drosophila Gastrulation"
Summer Research Fellowships were awarded to:
Stuart Carter, Burdine's laboratory, for his proposal entitled "Characterization of Tiger: A Zebrafish Mutant with Kidney Cysts"
Walter Chen, Chemistry student in Stock's laboratory, for his proposal entitled "The Effects of PP2A Demethylation on Mammalian Apoptotic Pathways"
Tom Feng, Kang's laboratory, for his proposal entitled "Elucidating the Role of RANKL/RANK Signaling in Bone Metastasis "
Keren Glinert, Zakian's laboratory, for her proposal entitled "Identification and characterization of gain-of-function alleles of EST1 in Saccharomyces cerevisiae"
Derek Rudge, Shi's laboratory, for his proposal entitled "Structure and Binding of the Adenovirus E4orf4 Protein in Complex with the Protein Phosphatase 2A Holoenzyme"
Rajani Sharma, Coller's laboratory, for her proposal entitled "The Identification and Characterization of Fibroblasts During Normal Wound Healing in Vivo to Determine Similarities in Gene Expression between Wound Healing and Tumorigenesis "
Aubrey Wagenseller, Gammie's laboratory, for her proposal entitled "Regulation of a Mismatch Repair Protein and its Implications for Hereditary Non-polyposis Colorectal Cancer"