August 11, 2016 (updated: February 3, 2017)

Fall 2015 Postdoctoral Research Awards Announced

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


Northwestern University Postdoctoral Awardees:
Broussard, Joshua Green, Kathleen Adhesion-based Regulation of Intracellular Forces in Live-cell Organotypic Cultures The Center for Advanced Microscopy, NU
Chen, Jia
Longnecker, Richard Identification of Small Molecule Compounds as Inhibitors of Epstein-Barr Virus Infection 1. Center for Molecular Innovation and Drug Discovery, NU

2. High Throughput Analysis Lab, NU

Grady, Joshua Morimoto, Richard Reprogramming of the Stress Response in Aging, Implication for Proteome Maintenance and Disease 1. Keck Biophysics Facility, NU

2. High-Throughput Genome Analysis Core, UChicago

3. Proteomics Center of Excellence, NU

Hwangbo, Dae-Sung Allada, Ravi The Circadian Metabolome : Broker of Sleep and Diet Effects on Lifespan and Aging Mass spectrometry, Metabolomics and Proteomics Facility (MMPF), UIC
Kim, Julius Woongki Lesniak, Maciej Dendritic Cell Based Immunotherapy of Malignant Glioma via a Novel CD8α+ DC Targeted Adenoviral Vector The Flow Cytometry Facility, UChicago
Lu, Nanxi Packman, Aaron Using Metabolic Footprinting to Identify Biomarkers for Detecting and Quantifying Biofilm 1. Mass spectrometry, Metabolomics & Proteomics Facility (MMPF), UIC

2. Biological Imaging Facility (BIF), NU

Rosemary Bastian, Arangassery Kiser, Patrick Utilizing Innovative Biophysical Methods to Study the Mechanism of Mucin-antibody Binding 1. Keck Biophysics Facility, NU

2. Proteomics Center of Excellence, NU

3. Recombinant Protein Production Core, NU

Visvabharathy, Lavanya Wang, Chyung-Ru Deciphering the Molecular Signature of Lipid Ag-specific T cells in S. aureus Infection 1. Flow Cytometry Core Facility, NU

2. Genomics Core Facility, UChicago

3. Flow Cytometry Core Facility, UChicago


UChicago Postdoctoral Awardees:
Atkinson, Claire Keenan, Robert Single-particle Cryo-EM Studies of a Ribosome-associated Quality Control Factor CryoEM Facility, NU
Chen, Nai-Tzu Chen, Chin-Tu Highly Sensitive Nano-radicals for in vivo Tumor Oxygen Measurements Using Electron Paramagnetic Resonance Imaging (EPRI) 1. Electron Paramagnetic Resonance Imaging, UChicago

2. Integrated microscopy core, UChicago

3. Biophysics core, UChicago

Dan, Krishna Krishnan, Yamuna Quantitative and Spatiotemporal Detection of Endogenously Produced H2S in Cardiovascular System Integrated Microscopy Core Facility, UChicago


UIC Postdoctoral Awardees:
Chu, Binh Murphy, Brian
Poretsky, Rachel
Quantifying Antibiotic Resistance Genes Throughout Lake Michigan Using Digital PCR DNA Services Facility-Research Resources Center, UIC
Cook, Laura
Federle, Michael RNASeq Analysis of the Transcriptome of Streptococci Colonizing the Vaginal Tract 1. Genomics Facility, UChicago

2. Bioinformatics Core, UChicago

Gatto, Rodolfo Morfini, Gerardo Diffusion Tensor Imaging Analysis as a Tool to Evaluate Axonal Pathology in ALS RRC Preclinical MRI Facility, UIC
Zimnicka, Adriana Minshall, Richard Caveolin-1 Structural Modifications in the Regulation of Endothelial Cell Function Center for Structural Biology (CFSB), UIC