Biology

Hooper Lab

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.

Next Generation Life Science coalition releases first round of data intended to help students make strategic career choices

Johns Hopkins University today posted new data on students in life sciences PhD programs, its first release as part of a new national initiative to shed light on the career paths of would-be life scientists.
Barrientos Lab

Ruetenik Awarded HDSA HD Human Biology Project Fellowship

Andrea Lynema Ruetenik, a Neuroscience Ph.D.candidate at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, is a 2018 Human Biology Project Fellow with the Huntington’s Disease Society of America.

Earnshaw Receives NIH Grant

Social psychologist Valerie Earnshaw received a four-year $750,000 Mentored Research Scientist Development Award from the National Institutes of Health.
epigenetics

Awards Boost Dementia Research at Exeter

The Complex Disease Epigenetics Group, within the University of Exeter Medical School, received awards totaling more than $250,000 to aid in its cutting-edge genomic research to better understand the causes of dementia.
IGTRCN

Database Developed to Aggregate Data on Anti-CRISPR Proteins

Insect Genetic Technologies RCN reports on a new, manually created, searchable, and browsable database that scientists (Dong et al.)  constructed that aggregates current data on anti-CRISPR proteins.
Price Lab, Biomedical Engineering at the University of Virginia

Investigator Profile: Richard Price, Ph.D.

Richard Price, Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Radiology, and Radiation Oncology at University of Virginia’s Price Lab was recently interviewed by the Focused Ultrasound Foundation.

New Core Innovation Award applications open at University of Massachusetts Center for Skeletal Research

Applications are open for the New Core Innovation Award from the Center for Skeletal Research at Massachusetts General Hospital. The letter of intent is due November 10, 2017.