August 12, 2016

Spring 2016 Postdoctoral Research Awards Announced

The CBC is pleased to announce that nineteen Postdoctoral Research Awards were made in Spring 2016 round, including one for a renewal proposal. The awarded projects will be conducted in the core facilities located at the three CBC universities.


Northwestern University Postdoctoral Awardees:
Arora, Dhruv Mandel, Mark Development of Novel Imaging Methods to Study Bacterial Aggregation and Host Colonization Center for Advanced Microscopy & Nikon Imaging Center, NU
Cho, Soojeong Kim, Dong-Hyun Development of Radiosensitizing Gold Nanoparticles for Image-Guided Radiotherapy 1. Center for Translational Imaging – 7T Small Animal (CTI 7T), NU

2. Flow Cytometry Core Facility in Cancer Center, NU

Han, Yan He, Yuan Proteomic and Structural Analysis of Human RNA Pol III Transcription Machinery Proteomics Center of Excellence and Core Facility, NU
Manzano, Mark
Gottwein, Eva CRISPR Screen for Survival Factors of Viral Lymphomas Generation Sequencing Facility, NU
Muroski, Megan Lesniak, Maciej Multifaceted Approach Using Focused Ultrasound and Magnetic Field Treatment for the Treatment of Brain Tumors Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Research Core (MRIRC), UChicago
Purohit, Rahul Rosenzweig, Amy Cryo-electron Microscopy Studies of an Integral Membrane Copper Transporting ATPase Biological Cryo EM Facility, NU
Stephens, Andrew Marko, John Imaging the Dynamics and Mechanics of Nuclear Blebbing Biological Imaging Facility (BIF), NU


UChicago Postdoctoral Awardees:
Ahmadiantehrani, Somayeh London, Sarah Early Life Learning Experiences Induce mTOR-dependent Inhibitory Synaptic Transmission Advanced Electron Microscopy Facility, UChicago
Fernandez, Celia Arac-Ozkan, Demet Identification and Characterization of Novel GPR56 Ligands in the Brain 1. Mass spectrometry, Metabolomics & Proteomics Facility, UIC

2. Integrated Light Microscopy Core Facility, UChicago

Hentchel, Kristy Crosson, Sean Defining the Genetic Basis of Microbial Community Structure Genomics Core Facility, UChicago
Hu, Lulu He, Chuan Novel Sequencing Method to Profile 5mC and 5hmC in Single Cell at Base Resolution Genomics Core Facility, UChicago
Metzger, Brian Thornton, Joseph Experimental Evolution of DNA Binding Specificity for an Ancestral Protein Genomics Core Facility, UChicago
Mir Sanchis, Ignacio Rice, Phoebe Cryo-EM Analysis of the Initiation of Replication of Two Mobile Elements Linked to Disease 1. Advance Electron Microscopy Facility, UChicago

2. Structural Biology Facility, NU

Sasmal, Dibyendu Huang, Jun Direct Observation of T Cell Activation by Lattice Light-Sheet Microscopy Integrated Light Microscopy Core Facility, UChicago
Zajac, Allison Horne-Badovinac, Sally Structural Reorganization of the ER During Type IV Collagen (Col IV) Folding Advanced Electron Microscopy Core Facility, UChicago


UIC Postdoctoral Awardees:
Cahoon, Laty Freitag, Nancy
Poretsky, Rachel
Elucidating Substrate Interactions of Listeria Monocytogenes Secretion Chaperones PrsA2 and PrsA1 Mass-spectrometry, Metabolomics and Proteomics Facility, Research Resources Center, UIC
Firlar, Emre Shokuhfar, Tolou Observation of Biomineralization Dynamics in Magnetotactice Bacteria via in situ Transmission Electron Microscopy 1. Electron Microscopy Center, Research Resources Center, UIC

2. Electron Microscopy Center, Research Resources Center East, UIC

3. Confocal Microscopy Center, Research Resources Center West, UIC

Klomp, Jeffrey Malik, Asrar Mapping the Transcriptional Landscape of Hypoxic Endothelial Cells Genomics Core Facility, UChicago
Magdaleno Verduzco, Fernando Nieto, Natalia The Role of the HMGB1 Isoforms as Therapeutic Targets to Prevent and/or to Resolve Liver Fibrosis 1. Surface Plasmon Resonance Facility, UIC

2. Mass spectrometry, Metabolomics & Proteomics Facility (MMPF), UIC