Avery Englebrecht was awarded a Doctoral Research Fellowship in DM from the Myotonic Dystrophy Foundation.
Eduardo (Eddy) Rijos' training program is designed to increase participation of underrepresented individuals and enhance the diversity of the research workforce.
The K99 will support research on developing tools to identify novel repeat expansion mutations and studying the role of these mutations in Alzheimer’s disease.
Dr. Lauren Laboissonniere was awarded 2-year $100,000 fellowship to investigate a potential vaccine therapy.
Congratulations Benjamin Kidd on receiving an MBI Fellowship!
Congratulations to CNG Researcher Dr. Eric Wang on receiving the very prestigious Ben Barres Early Career Acceleration Award from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative. This is an outstanding achievement and will provide Dr. Wang’s lab with $2.5 million to pursue his innovative research on RNA biology and cellular trafficking in neurodegenerative disease. We are thrilled to have Eric as a member of our Center for NeuroGenetics and are looking forward to seeing where his research goes next.
Congratulations from all of us here at the Center for NeuroGenetics on this prestigious achievement!
Over 20 CNG members attended the International Myotonic Dystrophy Consortium (IDMC-11) meeting held on Sept. 5th to 9th, 2017.
The following CNG faculty have been successful in securing new funding for various research projects. Below is a brief summary of the new grants awarded in 2017. Drs. Andy Berglund, Maurice Swanson and Eric Wang received a National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant to determine the cis and trans acting…
Join us in congratulating Melissa Hale from Dr. Andy Berglund’s lab and Dr. James Thomas from Dr. Maury Swanson’s lab.