Research Wire: December 2016

Kathryn Miller, chair of biology in Arts & Sciences, received a $43,000 grant from the University of Wisconsin–Great Lakes Higher Education supporting the development of scholarship on teaching and learning.

Henric Krawczynski, professor of physics in Arts & Sciences, received a $70,000 grant from NASA for a theoretical study of gravitationally lensed quasars titled “Revealing the Structure of the inner Accretion Flow of the Quasar RXJ 1131-1231.”

Erik Herzog, professor of biology in Arts & Sciences, received a $824,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) as co-principal investigator of a four-year research project titled “Multiscale Modeling of the Mammalian Clock: The Role of GABA Signaling.”

Mary Politi, associate professor of surgery, and Terence Myckatyn, MD, professor of surgery, both of the School of Medicine, received a two-year, $400,000 grant from the Siteman Investment Program to develop a decision-making tool for breast cancer patients. Read more on the Department of Surgery site.

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