Vol 6. Issue 22 / July 17, 2006


Ian Schneider Wins Damon Runyon Award
Research Associate Ian Schneider of The Scripps Research Institute’s Waterman-Storer lab has won a Damon Runyon Fellowship Award, which offers three years of support. According to the Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation, the recipients of this award “are outstanding young scientists conducting theoretical and experimental research that is relevant to the study of cancer and the search for cancer causes, mechanisms, therapies, and prevention.” Schneider’s project is entitled “Lamellipodium-lamella communication during epidermal growth factor-mediated chemotaxis.”

Terry Meehan Wins Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation Fellowship
Research Associate Terry Meehan of the Havran lab has won a Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America Research Fellowship Award. The foundation offers the fellowship to “encourage the development of individuals with research potential to help them prepare for a career of independent basic and/or clinical investigation in the area of Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis research.” Meehan is investigating the protective role γδ T cells play in recovery from colitis.


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