Archive for 2010

Fellow Focus: Jennifer Schmidt

November 15, 2010
A Classic Case of Serendipity

What appeals most to former JCCF Fellow Jennifer Schmidt about academic science are the many facets of the work, especially teaching and having the intellectual freedom to explore different questions. While continuing the genomic imprinting […]

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Fellow Focus: Alice E. Chen

October 15, 2010
JCC Fellow, 2005–2008

­As a post-doc studying stem cell biology at Harvard University, Alice Chen found that she’d come full circle to the very questions that inspired her interest in science as a child. “The reason I went […]

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Fellow Focus: Michi Taga

October 15, 2010
JCC Fellow, 2004–2007

When Michiko Taga began her post-doc at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2003, she never imagined that it would lead her to solving a longstanding mystery about vitamin B12, a vitamin that is fundamental […]

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Fellow Focus: Michael Palladino

October 15, 2010
JCC Fellow, 2001–2003

Some neurodegenerative diseases appear only as we age, even if the associated mutations are present and expressed throughout life.  Former JCCF Fellow Michael Palladino started examining how such diseases change with time as a post-doc […]

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Fellow Focus: Elizabeth Miller

October 15, 2010
JCC Fellow, 2000–2003

A growing number of diseases are associated with protein misfolding in the endoplasmic reticulum, including the chronic lung disease cystic fibrosis.  Since ending her JCCF Fellowship in 2005, Liz Miller has extended her endoplasmic reticulum […]

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