David Davido (professor) is recipient of a grant from the National Institute of Allergy & Infectious Diseases (NIH) for his project entitled “Identifying functional targets of HSV‐1 ICP0‐directed degradation.”
Mizuki Azuma (associate professor) is recipient of a BioNexus KC grant for her work on Ewing sarcoma.
Joanna Slusky (associate professor) is recipient of a grant from the KU Medical Center Research Institute as mentor for Jimmy Budiardjo for the project entitled “Designing peptide‐based inhibitors of bacterial efflux pumps.”
Shivani JagannathanMurali (graduate student, M. Azuma lab) was recipient of the Kenneth B. Armitage Award for Excellence in Teaching, Principles of Biology Laboratory this past spring.
Catherine Kerr (graduate student, Fehr lab) was awarded a Chemical Biology Training Grant.
The Fehr Lab was featured in this Business Wire new study announcement.
In the spring, a Beckman Coulter SW 41 Ti Swinging‐Bucket Rotor Package was offered to HBC participants as part of an award competition. Congratulations to Drs. Yoshiaki Azuma and Dan Dixon, both from molecular biosciences, who applied for the rotor and agreed to share its use.
This month, three researchers joined the Unckless lab: Wen-Juan Ma (research associate), Clint Rice (postdoc) and Isaac Nevarez-Saenz (technician). Wen-Juan is coming from a position at Amherst College and will work on meiotic drive. Clint is switching from Rob Ward’s lab at KU and will work on antimicrobial peptides. Isaac is a former KU undergraduate and PREP scholar and will work on antimicrobial peptides as well.