Recent Postdoctoral Fellowship Awardees
Our postdoctoral fellows have been aggressively applying for various highly competitive fellowships, and we are happy to say that they have been remarkably successful.
Yi Luo from Prof. Kang's lab, was awarded the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation fellowship for his proposal entitled The role of Connective Tissue Growth Factor in Breast Cancer Metastasis. This is a three-year award with the start date June 1, 2006.
Creighton Tuzon from Prof. Zakian's lab was awarded the National Science Foundation fellowship for his proposal entitled Understanding the Telomerase Holoenzyme Complex: a Kinetic study of Telomere Length Elongation. This is a two-year award with the start date July 1, 2006.
Juliana C. Malinverni from Prof. Shilhavy's lab was awarded the Ruth l. Kirschstein National Research Service Award for her proposal Co-regulation of Outer Membrane Assembly Factors. This is a one-year fellowship which will start on July 1, 2006.
Selwyn Williams from Prof. Schwarzbauer's lab was awarded the Ruth l. Kirschstein National Research Service Award for his proposal Dissecting the Mechanism of Cell Adhesion Modulation. This is a one-and-half year fellowship with the start date 9/1/06.
Patricia Melloy from Prof. Rose's lab was awarded a three-month supplement to her Ruth I. Kirschstein National Research fellowship award. This supplement will start on 6/15/06.
Adam Martin from Prof. Wieschaus' lab was awarded the American Cancer Society Fellowship for this research proposal Investigation of Actin Dynamics During Gastrulation. This is a three-year fellowship with the start date July 1, 2006.
Yang Chao from Prof. Shi's lab was awarded the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Special Fellow Fellowship for her proposal Structural and Biochemical Analysis of Apoptosome assembly and Caspase-9 Activation. This is a three-year fellowship which will start on July 1, 2006.
The New Jersey Commission on Cancer Research Fellowship, a two-year fellowship with the start date July 1, 2006, was awarded to: Guohong Hu from Prof. Kang's lab for his proposal Metastasis Regulatory Programs of Breast Cancer, and Wendy Shaw from Prof. Murphy's lab for her proposal Identification of Genes Required for Reproductive Aging.