October 19, 2015

Spring 2015 Postdoctoral Research Awards announced

The CBC is pleased to announce that twenty-one Postdoctoral Research Awards were made in Spring 2015 round, including four for renewal proposals. The awarded projects will be conducted in the core facilities located at the three CBC universities.


Northwestern University Postdoctoral Awardees:
Biancucci, Marco Satchell, Karla Fullner Identifying Inhibitors of Novel Ras Bacterial Protease by High Throughput Screening High Throughput Analysis Laboratory (HTA), NU
Chen, Zhonglei Radhakrishna, Ishwar EM and MS Analysis of the Interaction Between Nucleosome and Sin3L HDAC Complex 1. CryoEM Facility, NU

2. Proteomics Center of Excellence, NU

Chetnani, Bhaskar Mondragon, Alfonso Elucidating the Molecular Mechanism of a Large RNA Switch Using Cryo-Electron Microscopy CryoEM Facility, NU
Dam, Duncan Hieu Paller, Amy Mass Spectrometric Quantification of Glycosphingolipids in Diabetic Skin Proteomics Core Facility, NU
Li, Jian
Morimoto, Richard Temporal-Spatial Regulation of Stress Response for Organismal Proteostasis Genomics High-throughput Genome Analysis Core (HGAC), UChicago
Lu, Yanyan Wang, Xiaozhong A Genome-Editing Approach to Maintain the Haploidy in Mouse Embryonic Stem Cells 1. Flow Cytometry Core Facility, NU

2. Genomics Core Facility, UChicago

Manzano, Mark Gottwein, Eva CRISPR Screen for Survival Factors of Viral Lymphomas Next Generation Sequencing Facility, NU
Massing, Justin Meade, Thomas Targeted-Reporter MR Agents: Extracellular Imaging of Disease-Related Biomarkers 1. Quantitative Bioelemental Imaging, NU

2. Developmental Therapeutics, NU

3. Center for Adanced Molecular Imaging, NU

Rosenthal, Alex Wells, George The Influence of Extracellular Glycoconjugates on Biofilm Mechanical Properties Biological Imaging Facility, NU
Uzarski, Joseph Wertheim, Jason Advanced Imaging of Decellularized Kidney Matrices Repopulated with Human Epithelial Cells 1. Electron Probe Instrumentation, NU

2. Center for Advanced Microscopy, NU

3. Microsurgery Core, NU

Synatschke, Christopher Stupp, Samuel Intrathecally Injected Nanoparticles for Drug Delivery to the Brain 1. Microsurgery Core, NU

2. Center for Translational Imaging, NU

3. Center for Advanced Microscopy, NU

White, Bethany Perez
Getsios, Spiro Eph Receptor Binding Partners that Regulate Human Epidermal Stem Cell Fate;
Renewal title:
RAS Rehab: Identifying Novel Targets to Overcome Oncogene Addiction
Proteomics Center of Excellence, NU
Xiao, Josheng Ameer, Guillermo Synergistic Copper Metal-Organic Framework-Hydrogel Composite Improves Wound Healing 1. CryoEM Facility, NU

2. Biological Imaging Facility, NU


UChicago Postdoctoral Awardees:
Czyz, Daniel Crosson, Sean Host-targeted Therapeutics Cellular Screening Center Core, UChicago

Cellular Screening Center Core, UChicago

Ellenbroek, Johanne Rhodes, Christopher PKA-AKAP Signaling and its Role in the Protection of Pancreatic Beta-cells Proteomics Core Facility, NU
Fanning, Sean Greene, Geoffrey Revealing the Structure of Multi-domain Estrogen Receptor Alpha with Co-activators by Cryo-EM CryoEM Facility, NU
Luo, Guan-Zheng He, Chuan Novel Sequencing Method to Profile N6-Methyldeoxyadenosine in Single-base resolution Genomics Core Facility, UChicago
Liang, Wenguang Tang, Wei-Jen Stabilizer/Destabilizer of Chemokines Relevant for Human Diseases High Throughput Analysis Laboratory, NU
McConnell, Sean
de Jong, Jill Uncovering diversity of the vertebrate immune system through genomic sequencing of clonal zebrafish lines 1. Genomics Core Facility, UChicago

2. Bioinformatics Core Facility, UChicago

Wallace, Edward Drummond, Allan D. Tracking mRNA Localization and Translation Under Heat Stress Genomics Core Facility, UChicago
Zhang, Yilin
Lengyel, Ernst Differentiating between benign and malignant ovarian tumors using targeted contrast agents for magnetic resonance imaging Integrated Small Animal Imaging Research Resource (iSAIRR), UChicago