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Xuebing Wu, PhD receives grant from the Glenn Foundation

Xuebing Wu, PhD, Medicine: $523,000 over three years for a subaward from the Glenn Foundation for Medical Research for "Aging as a self-reinforcing feedback loop: investigate the role of noncoding translation."

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Corinne Abate-Shen, PhD receives grant from the National Cancer Institute

Corinne Abate-Shen, PhD, and Alexandros Papachristodoulou, PhD, Molecular Pharmacology & Therapeutics: $272,484 over two years from the National Cancer Institute for "Investigating mitochondrial dysfunction in high-risk prostate cancer."

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Xuebing Wu, PhD, receives the Pershing Square Foundation "Mind" Award

The Pershing Square Foundation today announced the seven winners of the “MIND” Prize (Maximizing Innovation in Neuroscience Discovery). Through the Prize, the Foundation strives to change the paradigm of neuroscience research by creating a community of next-frontier thinkers who can uncover a deeper understanding of the brain and cognition. Breakthroughs in basic scientific and translational research will yield critical tools for and knowledge of neurodegenerative diseases, including Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia, which affect millions of people worldwide.

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Yocelyn Recinos recipient of the 2024 Dean’s Award for Excellence in Research

Yocelyn Recinos was selected as a recipient of the 2024 Dean’s Award for Excellence in Research in recognition of the high quality and significance of her PhD thesis research in the Coordinated Doctoral Programs in Biomedical Sciences.  Yocelyn received her PhD in January 2024, and her thesis work – “Identifying Critical Regulatory Elements of Alternative Splicing” – was performed in Professor Chaolin Zhang’s lab in the Department of Systems Biology. 

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Dr. Barry Honig receives Collaborative Research NSF-BSF award

Drs. Barry  Honig and Larry Shapiro received a Collaborative Research NSF-BSF award to study "How cell adhesion molecules control neuronal circuit wiring: Binding affinities, binding availability and sub-cellular localization."