Benjamin Garcia, head of biochemistry and molecular biophysics at the School of Medicine, along with Matthew D. Weitzman, professor at the University of Pennsylvania, received a five-year $2.9 million renewal grant from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for their research on epitranscriptomic mechanisms.
Henry “Roddy” Roediger and James Wertsch, both in Arts & Sciences, will use a grant from the James S. McDonnell Foundation to encourage the interdisciplinary study of collective memory.
Kelly L. Bolton, MD, PhD, assistant professor of medicine at the School of Medicine, is one of six early-career physician-scientists to receive the 2021 Damon Runyon Clinical Investigator award from the Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation.
Lan Yang at the McKelvey School of Engineering, along with collaborators at Yale University, reveals new approaches to manipulating light absorption in optical resonators.
Shiming Chen, professor of ophthalmology at the School of Medicine, has received a 2021 Stein Innovation Award from Research to Prevent Blindness.
Andrew Yoo, associate professor of developmental biology at the School of Medicine, has received two research grants for work on Alzheimer’s disease and neurodegenerative pathways.
Biomedical engineer Hong Chen at the McKelvey School of Engineering will use a $2.1 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to find noninvasive tools to treat the brain.
Janice L. Robertson, assistant professor of biochemistry and molecular biophysics at the School of Medicine, received a four-year $1.39 million renewal grant from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for her research titled “Driving forces of membrane protein assembly in membranes.”
St. Louis shows the strongest correlation between biodiversity and income of the 20 major U.S. cities included in a recent study. Solny Adalsteinsson, staff scientist at Tyson Research Center and a lecturer in the environmental studies program in Arts & Sciences, is a co-author of the new research published in Global Change Biology.
Bo Zhang, at the School of Medicine, received a five-year $1.89 million Maximizing Investigators’ Research Award from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for a research project involving the human genome.
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