Ali Ellebedy, an associate professor at the School of Medicine, and colleagues have received a $13 million grant renewal from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for a project that will bring together experts from multiple disciplines across five research institutions to create better vaccines to fight against current and emerging coronaviruses.
Artificial light at night is making it more difficult to see the stars, especially in urban areas. The observatory at Tyson Research Center makes the most of its secluded location, offering a unique viewing experience.
The Ann W. and Spencer T. Olin-Chancellor’s Fellowship will host the 2023 “She Leads Symposium @ WashU” from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 20 in Knight Hall’s Emerson Auditorium.
Jason Yi and Harrison Gabel, both at the School of Medicine, each have received two-year, $300,000 pilot grants from the Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative. The researchers will use the funds to investigate genetic diseases that result in autism.
Joe Steensma, a professor of practice at the Brown School, has been named Royal Academy of Engineering Visiting Professor at The Engineering & Design Institute London.
Ying (Maggie) Chen, MD, PhD, at the School of Medicine, has received a match grant of $30,000 from the Center for Drug Discovery at Washington University. The grant will help fund proof of concept and related research directed toward targeting a novel receptor to treat uromodulin-associated chronic kidney disease.
Todd Decker, a professor of musicology in Arts & Sciences, edited a special issue of American Music, marking the journal’s 40th anniversary.
Images from on and around the Washington University campuses.
Listening sessions are planned Oct. 3-4 for Danforth Campus graduate and professional students and postdoctoral researchers to share their experiences related to mentoring and support.
Natalie M. Niemi, an assistant professor at the School of Medicine, received a five-year $1.9 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for research on mitchondrial function.