Archive for the ‘Fund News’ Category

New Board of Scientific Advisors Announced

February 2, 2017
Three new members of the Board of Scientific Advisors bring unique expertise

The JCC is pleased to welcome three new members of the Board of Scientific Advisors: Sandra Schmid, Professor and Chairman in Cellular and Molecular Biology at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, studies clathrin-mediated endocytosis and […]

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Dr. Huda Zoghbi wins Breakthrough Prize

January 30, 2017
Renowned neurologist retires from JCC Board of Scientific Advisors

In December 2016, HHMI Investigator Dr. Huda Zoghbi received the Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences “for discoveries of the genetic causes and biochemical mechanisms of spinocerebellar ataxia and Rett syndrome, findings that have provided insight […]

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Dr. Cori Bargmann to lead Chan Zuckerberg Science

January 25, 2017
JCC Board of Scientific Advisors member is now president of science at the philanthropy funded by Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan

Dr. Cori Bargmann. Photo credit John Abbott / The Rockefeller University. As president for science at the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, neuroscientist Dr. Cori Bargmann will oversee a multi-billion dollar research effort aiming to “cure, prevent or […]

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Jun Huh named Pew Scholar in the Biomedical Sciences

January 25, 2017
Former JCC Fellow Jun Huh studies immune cell function in the context of autoimmune diseases and neurodevelopmental disorders

Image credit: Scanning electron micrograph of a human T Cell from the immune system of a healthy donor. Credit: NIAID. Assistant professor at the University of Massachusetts Medical School and former JCC Fellow Jun Huh was recently […]

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From JCC Fellow to Patent Attorney

January 6, 2017
Former JCC Fellow Joins Greenberg Traurig’s Intellectual Property Group in Boston

As a graduate student and a postdoctoral fellow, Melissa Hunter-Ensor says she was a “happy lab rat.” She worked 12-hour days and went into the lab on the weekends, tending fruit flies, running Western blots, […]

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