Faculty, staff and student news and achievements for the week of May 30, 2011.
Igor Efimov, PhD, the Lucy and Stanley Lopata Distinguished Professor of Biomedical Engineering, has received a two-year, $418,000 grant from the National Institute of Health’s National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute for research titled “Implantable Mouse Pacemaker.” …
Won Jae Huh, PhD, a postdoctoral research associate in the Department of Internal Medicine, received the 2011 Dr. Philip Needleman Pharmacology Prize from the Division of Biology and Biomedical Sciences. …
Randall Korotev, PhD, research professor of earth and planetary sciences in Arts & Sciences, has received a three-year, $329,817 grant from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration for research titled “On the Abundance, Composition and Distribution of Anorthositic Rocks in the Feldspathic Lunar Crust.” …
Katherine Linstrand, a predoctoral trainee in the Division of Biology and Biomedical Sciences, has received a one-year, $30,000 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship for 2011-12. …
Jeffrey K. Moore, PhD, staff scientist in cell biology and physiology, has received a one-year, $85,731 grant from the National Institutes of Health for research titled “Role of the Tubulin e-hook in the Activity of Microtubule Motors.”
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