Hooper Lab Fellow Honored with Excellence in Research Award

Hooper Lab’s Shai Bel is the 2018 recipient of the Brown-Goldstein Award for Excellence in Postdoctoral Research.

Bel, a post-doctoral fellow at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, earned his Ph.D. in Molecular Biology from the Bar-Ilan University in Israel.

At Hooper Lab, Bel’s research examines epithelial cell autophagy and its role defending against bacterial invasion.