Researcher Burgers receives $2M NIH grant for DNA research


Peter M. Burgers, PhD, the Marvin A. Brennecke Professor of Biological Chemistry at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has received a four-year, $2.04 million grant from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for research titled “Enzymology of Replication of Yeast Chromosomal DNA.”

Further, Burgers and Amir Aharoni, PhD, of Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, have received a four-year $91,600 grant from the United States-Israel Binational Science Foundation for research titled “Switching of DNA Polymerases on the PCNA Ring during DNA Damage Response.”