Archive for the ‘Fund News’ Category

Fellows and senior scientists marched for science in New Haven

October 23, 2017
The Jane Coffin Childs community participated in New Haven's 2017 March for Science

On April 22, 2017 more than one million people across the globe marched in support of science and its role in our health, food security, safety, and economies. The March for Science event coincided with […]

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Florian Merkle wins Young Investigator Award

July 7, 2017
Merkle's recent work shows that stem cells can acquire cancer-associated mutations

Florian Merkle, Senior Research Associate at the University of Cambridge and former JCC Fellow (2008-2011), was awarded the 2017 Young Investigator Award from the American Association of Anatomists, which recognizes “important contributions to biomedical science through their […]

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Change in chloride ion channel structure influences function

July 6, 2017
JCC Fellow Eunyong Park solved the structure using cryo-EM

Caption: Research revealed a subtle change in the Chloride Channel (CLC) that influences its function. Image Credit: Laboratory of Molecular Neurobiology and Biophysics/The Rockefeller University Chloride and other ions pass across cell membranes through channels made of […]

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Cryo-EM and mass spec reveal modular ribosome assembly

June 27, 2017
Former JCC Fellow Joseph Davis co-led the study

Caption: Using an imaging method called single-particle cryo-electron microscopy (cryo-EM) and accompanying analysis tools, scientists deciphered some of the key steps for how ribosomes are assembled, a first step in understanding their roles in health and […]

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