Rita Allen Foundation Scholar
Congratulations to assistant professor Joshua Modell who was named at 2021 Rita Allen Foundation Scholar. The Rita Allen Foundation Scholars program recognizes early-career scientists whose research shows promise for advancing the field of medicine. Modell’s lab researches immunity in type II CRISPR systems. Read more.
Cluster Hire Search for Assistant Professors in Basic Biomedical Sciences
The Institute for Basic Biomedical Sciences seeks applications for up to four tenure-track positions in the biological discovery sciences with the goal of building faculty diversity and enhancing institutional excellence. A potential start date of July 1, 2022 is anticipated. Read more about the positions and apply.
Seth Margolis, Shigeki Watanabe and graduate student Chelsy Eddings were chosen for a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Gilliam Fellowship. The fellowship recognizes dissertation advisers who are committed to creating healthy learning environments and their graduate students who show leadership strength. As part of the Watanabe Lab, Eddings studies protein homeostasis and neurodegeneration. Read more.
Research Accelerator Award
Congratulations to postdoctoral student Nathan Zaidman for receiving an inaugural Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine postdoctoral research accelerator award. The award is given by the school of medicine’s vice dean for education and associate dean for postdoctoral affairs to postdoctoral researchers who have made impactful contributions. As a researcher at the Pluznick Lab, Zaidman studies how irregular protein receptors affect the kidneys.