Wednesday, June 04, 2014
InnovatioNews: 'Boettcher Foundation honors seven scientists with selection to Webb-Waring Investigators class'
"The Boettcher Foundation Board of Trustees today released the names of the seven early-career scientists selected for the fifth class of Boettcher Investigators in the Webb-Waring Biomedical Research Program...
...The 2014 Class of Boettcher Investigators in the Webb-Waring Biomedical Research Program includes:
* Kunhua Song, PhD, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, assistant professor of medicine – Regenerative medicine and heart development/disease
* Roger A. Bannister, PhD, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, assistant professor of medicine, Cardiology Division – Skeletal andcardiac muscle physiology
* Subhajyoti De, PhD, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, assistant professor of Biomedical Informatics and Personalized Medicine – Cancer genomics; lung cancer; somatic mutations; DNA damage and repair; algorithm development; optimization
* Loren Hough, PhD, University of Colorado Boulder, assistant professor of physics – Structural biology of order and disordered proteins
* Christopher L. Gentile, PhD, Colorado State University, assistant professor of food science and human nutrition – Molecular causes of vascular dysfunction
* Amy B. Dounay, PhD, Colorado College, assistant professor of chemistry and biochemistry – Medicinal chemistry for African Sleeping Sickness
* Rachel L. Zemans, MD, National Jewish Hospital, assistant professor of medicine – Resolution of Alveolar Epithelial Permeability after Lung Injury Boettcher Investigators are awarded grants of $225,000, covering up to three years of research with a goal for these early-career scientists to establish themselves and become competitive for major awards from federal agencies and private foundations."
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