Archive for the ‘Fellow Focus’ Category

Fellow Focus: Apostolos Klinakis

April 2, 2011
Fundamental Patience

Continuing the research path he began as a post-doc in Argiris Efstratiadis’s lab at Columbia University, former JCCF Fellow Apostolos Klinakis says modeling breast cancer in mice takes real patience. “If you have an idea and […]

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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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