Vol 8. Issue 13 / April 21, 2008


Gerald Dodson and Michelle Duquette-Huber Win NIH Awards
The Scripps Research Institute's Gerald Dodson, a research associate in the Russell lab, and Michelle Duquette-Huber, a research associate in the McGowan lab, have won Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Awards.  

According to the NIH, the purpose of the award "is to help ensure that highly trained physician/scientists will be available in adequate numbers and in the appropriate research areas and fields to meet the nation's mental health, drug abuse and addiction, alcohol abuse and alcoholism, and environmental health sciences research needs."

Dodson, whose award lasts three years, will work on a project titled "Structural and functional characterization of the Nbs1 N-terminus." Duquette-Huber, whose award lasts two years, will work on a project titled "The Role of Mammalian Mus81-Eme1 in Preserving Genomic Stability."


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