Ryan receives fellowship from NIH

Jeremy Ryan, a graduate student working with Meredith Jackrel, assistant professor in the Department of Chemistry in Arts & Sciences, won a three-year $123,090 fellowship from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for his project titled “Engineering and evolving substrate-specific hsp104 variants.” Ryan’s research focuses on the protein misfolding and aggregation that underpins neurodegenerative disorders, such as Parkinson’s disease and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).

Read more on the Department of Chemistry website.

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