Bagnall wins grant to map neuronal connections
Martha Bagnall, an assistant professor of neuroscience at the School of Medicine, received a $1.9 million R01 grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to map neuronal connections.
Women’s Society gives leadership awards, scholarships
The Women’s Society of Washington University presented the Harriet K. Switzer Leadership Award and the Elizabeth Gray Danforth Scholarship to three exceptional students at its annual membership meeting April 12 in Knight Hall’s Emerson Auditorium.
Pappu to explore ways in which charge contributes to diverse states of proteins
Rohit Pappu at the McKelvey School of Engineering received a National Science Foundation grant to study the impact of charge regulation on intrinsically disordered proteins.
Olin Business School honors seven distinguished alumni
Olin Business School honored seven outstanding alumni for their service to the school, thought leadership, business acumen and impact at two awards ceremonies in April.
Taghert awarded $1.9 million Outstanding Investigator Award
Paul Taghert, a professor of neuroscience at the School of Medicine, received an Outstanding Investigator Award of nearly $2 million from the National Institutes of General Medical Sciences to study how the circadian clock orchestrates multiple biological cycles that operate at different phases.
Biology students win annual awards
Six exceptional undergraduates were recognized with Department of Biology awards, including a new prize named in honor of Garland Allen, who advocated for racial and gender equality in the biological sciences.
Phillips wins Pulitzer Prize in Poetry
Carl Phillips, a professor of English in Arts & Sciences, has won the 2023 Pulitzer Prize in Poetry. Phillips received the honor for his latest collection, “Then The War: And Selected Poems, 2007-2020.” The prizes were announced May 8.
Jha wins NSF CAREER award for imaging research
Abhinav Jha, an assistant professor at the McKelvey School of Engineering and the School of Medicine, received a National Science Foundation CAREER award to develop approaches for list-mode imaging that improve information collection.
Four inducted into Bouchet Graduate Honor Society
The Bouchet Graduate Honor Society, established in 2005 by Yale University and Howard University to recognize outstanding scholarly achievement, recently inducted four doctoral candidates from Washington University.
Sam Fox School presents Awards for Distinction
The Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts celebrated seven honorees April 20 as part of the school’s 2023 Awards for Distinction ceremony.