Kang, Korennykh and Toettcher receive 2016 MOL BIO Innovation Awards

Grants, Fellowships and Awards
Posted on March 29, 2016

The Department of Molecular Biology has announced the recipients of the 2016 MOL BIO Innovation Awards. These awards are for MOL faculty who propose research projects that stretch the PIs, their labs, and the department in new directions, and possibly lay the groundwork for externally funded grants.

The following projects were selected for $100,000 one-year awards:

Yibin Kang
CRISPR/Cas9-based in vivo screen for novel mammary stem cell (MaSC) regulators

Alexei Korennykh
Structure and biology of a novel RNA processor KHNYN

Jared Toettcher
All-optical morphogen gradients to interrogate cell fate control in vivo