Yong Wang, associate professor at the School of Medicine and the McKelvey School of Engineering, has received a 2021 Next Gen Pregnancy research grant from the Burroughs Wellcome Fund for development of noninvasive imaging of uterine contractions.
Tae Seok Moon, an environmental engineer at the McKelvey School of Engineering, plans to address the global plastic waste problem with a bacterium that would upcycle the plastic into a value-added chemical. His work got a boost from a three-year $861,571 U.S. Department of Energy grant.
The EPA visited Washington University to award $744,262 to Tae Seok Moon, associate professor at the McKelvey School of Engineering, for cutting-edge biotechnology research.
Noor Riaz, MD, a pediatric hospitalist, has been named the 2021-23 Carol B. and Jerome T. Loeb Teaching Fellow at the School of Medicine.
Joe Rowles, a postdoctoral research associate working with Gary Patti in chemistry in Arts & Sciences, won a Molecular Oncology Training Grant to support his participation in the Siteman Cancer Center’s Cancer Biology Pathway Program.
With an $8.8 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), researchers at Washington University School of Medicine will study how an individual’s risks of cardiometabolic diseases are influenced by the interaction of specific genes with demographic and lifestyle factors.
Himadri Pakrasi, the George William and Irene Koechig Freiberg Professor in biology in Arts & Sciences, received a $75,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) to support greenhouse gas reduction initiatives.
Scialog: Advancing BioImaging has awarded Ulugbek Kamilov $50,000 for research into the merging of two imaging technologies
This year’s W.M. Keck Fellowships in Molecular Medicine have been awarded to three postdoctoral researchers at Washington University. The fellowships are funded with a gift from the W.M. Keck Foundation.
Rafia Zafar, professor of English, has co-edited a special issue of the African American Review dedicated to pioneering writer, historian and activist Arturo Alfonso Schomburg (1874-1938).