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2019

Hannah Frank

Assistant Professor
Tulane University
New Orleans, Louisiana
hkfrank@tulane.edu
Award Sponsor: Open Philanthropy Project
Postdoc Mentor: Scott Boyd

Caroline Wagner

Assistant Professor
McGill University
Montreal, Quebec Canada
caroline.wagner@mcgill.ca
Award Sponsor: Open Philanthropy Project
Postdoc Mentor: Bryan Grenfell

2018

Jonathan Chekan

Assistant Professor
University of North Carolina – Greensboro
Greensboro, North Carolina
jrchekan@uncg.edu
Award Sponsor: Simons Foundation
Postdoc Mentor: Bradley S. Moore

Clarice Demarchi Aiello

Assistant Professor
University of California, Los Angeles
Los Angeles, California
cla@ee.ucla.edu Award Sponsor: Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation
Postdoc Mentor: Manu Prakash

Serge Gueroussov

Scientist II
Tango Therapeutics
Cambridge, Massachusetts
Award Sponsor: Mark Foundation for Cancer Research
Postdoc Mentor: Feng Zhang

Diana Iovan

Assistant Professor
Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, Virginia
diovan@vt.edu
Award Sponsor: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Postdoc Mentor: Christopher Chang

Corinne Lee-Kubli

Research Scienctist
DTx Pharmaceuticals San Diego, California
Award Sponsor: Vertex
Postdoc Mentor: Sreekanth Chalasni

Junjie Liu

Assistant Professor
Tsingua University
Beijing, Haidan District, China
junjiegogoliu@tsinghua.edu.cn
Award Sponsor: Pfizer
Postdoc Mentor: Eva & Jennifer Nogales & Doudna

Neta Shlezinger

Assistant Professor
Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Rehovot, Israel
neta.shlezinger1@mail.huji.ac.il
Award Sponsor: Gilead Sciences, Inc.
Postdoc Mentor: Tobias M. Hohl

Lena Veit

Assistant Professor
University of Tubingen
Tübingen, Germany
lena.veit@uni-tuebingen.de
Award Sponsor: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Postdoc Mentor: Michael Brainard

2017

Juan Alvarez Dominguez

Postdoctoral Fellow
Harvard University
Cambridge, Massachusetts
juanralvarez@fas.harvard.edu
Award Sponsor: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Postdoc Mentor: Douglas Melton

Christopher Brown

Director
Metagenomi
Emeryville, California
Award Sponsor: Agouron Institute
Postdoc Mentor: Jamie H.D. cate

Kurt Dahlstrom

Postdoctoral Fellow
California Institute of Technology
Pasadena, California
kdahlstr@caltech.edu
Award Sponsor: Simons Foundation
Postdoc Mentor: Dianne Newman

Yang Hai

Assistant Professor
University of California, Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, California
hai@chem.ucsb.edu
Award Sponsor: The Mark Foundation for Cancer Research
Postdoc Mentor: Yi Tang

Joshua Horwitz

Senior Scientist
PureTech Health
Boston, Massachusetts
Award Sponsor: Amgen
Postdoc Mentor: Sean Whelan

Diana Klompstra

Assistant Medical Director
Healthcare Consultancy Group
New York, New York
Award Sponsor: Rockefeller University Women & Science
Postdoc Mentor: Shai Shaham

Erkin Kuru

Postdoctoral Fellow
Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts
erkin_kuru@hms.harvard.edu
Award Sponsor: The Shurl and Kay Curci Foundation
Postdoc Mentor: George Church

Eric Lubeck

Senior Scientist
Insitro
So. San Francisco, California
Award Sponsor: Simons Foundation
Postdoc Mentor: Michael Fischbach

Anila Madiraju

Postdoctoral Fellow
The Salk Institute for Biological Studies
La Jolla, California
amadiraju@salk.edu
Award Sponsor: Gilead Sciences Inc
Postdoc Mentor: Marc Montminy

Ryan Melnyk

Scientist II
Pivot Bio
Berkeley, California
ryan@pivotbio.com
Award Sponsor: Simons Foundation
Postdoc Mentor: Venkatesan Sundaresan

Manuel Ortega

Scientist
Beam Therapeutics
Cambridge, Massachusetts
Award Sponsor: Merck
Postdoc Mentor: Catherine Drennan

Afroditi Petsakou

Postdoctoral Fellow
Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts
Afroditi_Petsakou@hms.harvard.edu
Award Sponsor: Good Ventures
Postdoc Mentor: Norbert Perrimon

Edith Pierre-Jerome

Postdoctoral Fellow
Duke University
Durham, North Carolina
edith.pierre.jerome@duke.edu
Award Sponsor: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Postdoc Mentor: Philip Benfey

Mira Pronobis

Postdoctoral Fellow
Duke University
Durham, North Carolina
mip11@duke.edu
Award Sponsor: Astellas Pharmaceuticals
Postdoc Mentor: Kenneth Poss

Michael Smith

Assistant Professor
Auburn University
Auburn, Alabama
mls0154@auburn.edu
Award Sponsor: Simons Foundation
Postdoc Mentor: Iain Couzin

Matthew Swaffer

Postdoctoral Fellow
Stanford University
Palo Alto, California
swaffer@stanford.edu
Award Sponsor: Simons Foundation
Postdoc Mentor: Jan Skotheim

Jonathan (Chung Yiu) Tang

Postdoctoral Fellow
Columbia University
New York, New York
jt2968@columbia.edu
Award Sponsor: Merck
Postdoc Mentor: Rui Costa

David Tourigny

Associate Research Scientist
Columbia University
New York, New York
dst2156@cumc.columbia.edu
Award Sponsor: Simons Foundation
Postdoc Mentor: Rae & Helen Silver & Causton

Morgan Truitt

Postdoctoral Fellow
The Salk Institute for Biological Studies
La Jolla, California
mtruitt@salk.edu
Award Sponsor: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Postdoc Mentor: Ronals Evans

Ray Yu-Ruei Wang

Postdoctoral Fellow
University of California, San Francisco
San Francisco, California
wangyr@msg.ucsf.edu
Award Sponsor: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Postdoc Mentor: David Agard

Brant Webster

Postdoctoral Fellow
University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, California
webster@berkeley.edu
Award Sponsor: Vertex Pharmaceuticals
Postdoc Mentor: Andrew Dillin

Sebastian Weingärtner

Assistant Professor
TU Delft
Delft, Netherlands
s.weingartner@tudelft.nl
Award Sponsor: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Postdoc Mentor: Tirin Moore

Brandon Weissbourd

Postdoctoral Fellow
California Institute of Technology
Pasadena, California
bweissb@caltech.edu
Award Sponsor: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Postdoc Mentor: David Anderson

Stephanie Zimmerman

Research Scientist
Nanostring
Seattle, Washington
Award Sponsor: Washington Research Foundation
Postdoc Mentor: Stanley Fields

2016

Shahar Alon

Postdoctoral Fellow
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Cambridge, Massachusetts
shaharalon.mail@gmail.com
Award Sponsor: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Postdoc Mentor: Ed Boyden

Scott Behie

Postdoctoral Fellow
University of California – Berkeley
Berkeley, California
scottbehie@berkeley.edu
Award Sponsor: Simons Foundation (The)
Postdoc Mentor: Mathew Traxler

Nicholas Bellono

Postdoctoral Fellow
The Regents of the University of California, San Francisco
San Francisco, California
nicholas.bellono@ucsf.edu < strong>Award Sponsor: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Postdoc Mentor: David Julius

Elizabeth Bess

Postdoctoral Fellow
University of California, San Francisco
San Francisco, California
elizabeth.bess@ucsf.edu
Award Sponsor: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Postdoc Mentor: Peter Turnbaugh

Meghan Breen

Postdoctoral Fellow
University of Michigan Ann Arbor, Michigan
breenme@umich.edu
Award Sponsor: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Postdoc Mentor: Anna K. Mapp

Tin Chi Solomon Chak

Postdoctoral Fellow
Columbia University Hayes, Virginia
solomonchak@gmail.com
Award Sponsor: Simons Foundation (The)
Postdoc Mentor: Dustin R. Rubenstein

Anwesha Chaudhury

Postdoctoral Fellow
Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts
achaudhury@mgh.harvard.edu
Award Sponsor: GoodVentures
Postdoc Mentor: John Higgins

Romain Darnajoux

Postdoctoral Fellow
Princeton University
romaind@princeton.edu
Award Sponsor: Simons Foundation (The)
Postdoc Mentor: François M. M. & Francois Morel & Lutzoni

Sarah Davies

Postdoctoral Fellow
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
daviessw@gmail.com
Award Sponsor: Simons Foundation (The)
Postdoc Mentor: Karl & Adrian Castillo & Marchetti

Alon Greenbaum

Postdoctoral Fellow
California Institute of Technology
West Hollywood, California
alon@caltech.edu
Award Sponsor: GoodVentures
Postdoc Mentor: Viviana Gradinaru

Simon Groen

Postdoctoral Fellow
New York University
New York City, New York
sc.groen@gmail.com
Award Sponsor: Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation (The)
Postdoc Mentor: Michael D Puruggunan

Sheng (Tony) Hui

Postdoctoral Fellow
Princeton University
Princeton, New Jersey
shui@princeton.edu
Award Sponsor: Merck Research Laboratories
Postdoc Mentor: Joshua D. Rabinowitz

Karen Kieser

Postdoctoral Fellow
Boston Children’s Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts
karen.kieser@childrens.harvard.edu
Award Sponsor: GoodVentures
Postdoc Mentor: Jonathan C. Kagan

Michele LeRoux

Postdoctoral Fellow
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Cambridge, Massachusetts
leroux_m@mit.edu
Award Sponsor: Simons Foundation (The)
Postdoc Mentor: Michael Laub

Hoong Chuin Lim

Senior Scientist
Manifold Bio
Allston, Massachusetts
hoongchuin.lim@gmail.com
Award Sponsor: Simons Foundation (The)
Postdoc Mentor: Thomas Bernhardt

Justin Lomont

Postdoctoral Fellow
University of Wisconsin
lomont@wisc.edu < strong>Award Sponsor: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Postdoc Mentor: Martin Zanni

Nitobe London

Postdoctoral Fellow
University of Chicago
Chicago, Illinois
nitobelondon@gmail.com
Award Sponsor: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Postdoc Mentor: Margaret Gardel

Jennifer Mamrosh

Postdoctoral Fellow
California Institute of Technology
Pasadena, California
Award Sponsor: Astellas Pharma, Inc.
Postdoc Mentor: Raymond Deshaies

Ricardo Martinez Garcia

Postdoctoral Fellow
Princeton University
Princeton, New Jersey
ricardom@princeton.edu
Award Sponsor: Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation (The)
Postdoc Mentor: Corina E. Tarnita

Marta Melé Messeguer

Postdoctoral Fellow
Harvard University
Cambridge, Massachusetts
marta.mele.messeguer@gmail.com
Award Sponsor: Gilead
Postdoc Mentor: John Rinn

Sampriti Mukherjee

Postdoctoral Fellow
Princeton University
Princeton, New Jersey
sampriti@princeton.edu
Award Sponsor: Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation (The)
Postdoc Mentor: Bonnie L. Bassler

Samuel Norman-Haignere

Postdoctoral Fellow
ENS – Paris
Boston, Massachusetts
snormanhaignere@gmail.com
Award Sponsor: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Postdoc Mentor: Shihab Shamma

Elizabeth Pollina

Postdoctoral Fellow
Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts
elizabeth.pollina@gmail.com
Award Sponsor: GoodVentures
Postdoc Mentor: Michael Greenberg

Benjamin Pope

Postdoctoral Fellow
Harvard University
Cambridge, Massachusetts
pope@seas.harvard.edu
Award Sponsor: GoodVentures
Postdoc Mentor: Kevin K. & Chad A. Parker & Cowan

Jaclyn Sceneay

Postdoctoral Fellow
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts
jsceneay@partners.org
Award Sponsor: Glenn Foundation (The)
Postdoc Mentor: Sandra McAllister

Longfei Shu

< strong>Postdoctoral Fellow
Washington University in St. Louis
St. Louis, Missouri
longfei.shu@wustl.edu
Award Sponsor: Simons Foundation (The)
Postdoc Mentor: David C. Queller

Ragunath Singaravelu

Postdoctoral Fellow
University of Massachusetts Medical School
Worcester, Massachusetts
R.Singaravelu@gmail.com
Award Sponsor: Gilead
Postdoc Mentor: Katherine Fitzgerald

Adam Steinbrenner

Postdoctoral Fellow
University of California, San Diego
La Jolla, California
adam.steinbrenner@gmail.com
Award Sponsor: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Postdoc Mentor: Eric Schmelz

Martin Stewart

Assistant Professor
University of Technology Sydney
Sydney, New South Wales Australia
martstew@mit.edu
Award Sponsor: GoodVentures
Postdoc Mentor: Klavs Jensen

Xiao Wang

Assistant Professor
Rockefeller University
New York, New York
wangxiao880707@gmail.com
Award Sponsor: Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation (The)
Postdoc Mentor: Karl Deisseroth

Douglas Wheeler

Postdoctoral Fellow
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute/The Broad Institute
Cambridge, Massachusetts
dwheeler@broadinstitute.org
Award Sponsor: GoodVentures
Postdoc Mentor: Matthew Meyerson

Han Xiao

Postdoctoral Fellow
Stanford University
Stanford, California
xiaoken@stanford.edu
Award Sponsor: GoodVentures
Postdoc Mentor: Carolyn R. Bertozzi

Xiao Zhou

Senior Data Scientist
AbbVie
So. San Francisco, California
xiao.zhou@abbvie.com
Award Sponsor: Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation (The)
Postdoc Mentor: Rebecca Heald

Aleksandr Zhukhovitskiy

Postdoctoral Fellow
University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, California
alexzhuko@berkeley.edu
Award Sponsor: Merck Research Laboratories
Postdoc Mentor: F. Dean Toste

2015

Richard Adeyemi

Postdoctoral Fellow
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts
radeyami@partners.org
Award Sponsor: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Postdoc Mentor: Stephen Elledge

Omer Bayraktar

Group Leader
Sanger Institute
Cambridgeshire, England United Kingdom
omer.bayraktar@sanger.ac.uk
Award Sponsor: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Postdoc Mentor: David Rowitch

Thomas Boothby

Assistant Professor
University of Wyoming
Laramie, Wyoming
tboothby@uwyo.edu
Award Sponsor: Simons Foundation (The)
Postdoc Mentor: Gary Pielak

Jacob Carlson

Postdoctoral Fellow
University of California – San Francisco
jacob.carlson@ucsf.edu
Award Sponsor: Lilly Research Laboratories
Postdoc Mentor: Zachary Knight

Michelle Chan

Postdoctoral Fellow
University of California – San Francisco
San Francisco, California
michelle.chan@ucsf.edu
Award Sponsor: Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation (The)
Postdoc Mentor: Jonathan Weissman

Vikash Chauhan

Postdoctoral Fellow
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Cambridge, Massachusetts
vpc@mit.edu
Award Sponsor: xTuit
Postdoc Mentor: Robert Langer

Miao-Ping Chien

Postdoctoral Fellow
Harvard University
Cambridge, Massachusetts
mchien01@fas.harvard.edu
Award Sponsor: Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation (The)
Postdoc Mentor: Adam Cohen

Laura Clarke

Postdoctoral Fellow
Stanford University
Stanford, California
lclarke2@stanford.edu
Award Sponsor: Merck Research Laboratories
Postdoc Mentor: Ben Barres

James Dahlman

Postdoctoral Fellow
Broad Institute and MIT
Cambridge, Massachusetts
jdahlman@mit.edu
Award Sponsor: Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
Postdoc Mentor: Feng Zhang

Lorena de Mena Alvarez

Postdoctoral Fellow
University of Florida
Gainesville, Florida
lorena.demenaalvarez@neurology.ufl.edu
Award Sponsor: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Postdoc Mentor: Diego Rincon-Limas

Sung Han

Postdoctoral Fellow
University of Washington
Seattle, Washington
sunghan@uw.edu
Award Sponsor: Washington Research Foundation
Postdoc Mentor: Richard Palmiter

Roland Kersten

Postdoctoral Fellow
Whitehead Institute
La Jolla, California
rkersten@wi.mit.edu
Award Sponsor: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Postdoc Mentor: Jing-Ke Weng

Ricardo Laranjeiro

Postdoctoral Fellow
Rutgers University
Piscataway, New Jersey
ricardo_laranjeiro@hotmail.com
Award Sponsor: Simons Foundation (The)
Postdoc Mentor: Monica Driscoll

Laura Lavery

Postdoctoral Fellow
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, Texas
laura.lavery@bcm.edu
Award Sponsor: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Postdoc Mentor: Huda Y. Zoghbi

Li Li

Assistant Professor
Massachusetts General Hospital
Worcester, Massachusetts
li.li@umassmed.edu
Award Sponsor: Life Sciences Research Foundation (MGH)
Postdoc Mentor: Jack Szostak

Federica Lucantonio

Postdoctoral Fellow
Johns Hopkins Medical Institute
Baltimore, Maryland
lfederi1@jhmi.edu
Award Sponsor: Life Sciences Research Foundation (JHMI)
Postdoc Mentor: Jeremiah Y. Cohen

Dipti Nayak

Postdoctoral Fellow
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Urbana, Illinois
dipti.nayak@gmail.com
Award Sponsor: Simons Foundation (The)
Postdoc Mentor: William Metcalf

Lena Pernas

Group Leader
Max Planck Institute for Biology of Ageing
Cologne, Germany
pernas@age.mpg.de
Award Sponsor: Simons Foundation (The)
Postdoc Mentor: Luca Scorrano

Jonathan Phillips

Postdoctoral Fellow
UTSouthwestern Medical School
Jonathan.Phillips@utsouthwestern.edu
Award Sponsor: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Postdoc Mentor: Duojia Pan

Michael Raissig

Postdoctoral Fellow
Stanford University
Stanford, California
raissig@stanford.edu
Award Sponsor: Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation (The)
Postdoc Mentor: Dominique Bergmann

Emilie Rennie

Postdoctoral Fellow
University of Nebraska – Lincoln
Lincoln, Nebraska
emilierennie@gmail.com
Award Sponsor: Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation (The)
Postdoc Mentor: Edgar Cahoon

Alejo Rodriguez-Fraticelli

Postdoctoral Fellow
Boston Children’s Hospital/Harvard University
Boston, Massachussetts
alejo.rodriguez-fraticelli@childrens.harvard.edu
Award Sponsor: Merck Research Laboratories
Postdoc Mentor: Fernando Camargo

Benjamin Ross

Postdoctoral Fellow
University of Washington
Seattle, Washington
bdross@uw.edu
Award Sponsor: Simons Foundation (The)
Postdoc Mentor: Joseph Mougous

Tasha Santiago-Rodriguez

Postdoctoral Fellow
California Polytechnic State University
La Jolla, California
tsantiagoro@gmail.com
Award Sponsor: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Postdoc Mentor: Raul J. Cano

Peter Sudmant

Postdoctoral Fellow
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Cambridge, Massachusetts
psudmant@mit.edu
Award Sponsor: Genentech
Postdoc Mentor: Christopher B. Burge

Deborah Thurtle

Postdoctoral Fellow
University of California – San Francisco
San Francisco, California
deborah.thurtle@ucsf.edu
Award Sponsor: Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation (The)
Postdoc Mentor: Keith Yamamoto

Josep Vilarrasa-Blasi

Postdoctoral Fellow
Carnegie Institution for Science
pituvilarnadal@gmail.com
Award Sponsor: Simons Foundation (The)
Postdoc Mentor: Jose Dinneny

Ekaterina Vinogradova

Postdoctoral Fellow
Scripps Research Institute
La Jolla, California
katenok.v@gmail.com
Award Sponsor: Pfizer Global Research and Development
Postdoc Mentor: Benjamin Cravatt

Daniel Wagner

Postdoctoral Fellow
Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts
daniel_wagner@hms.harvard.edu
Award Sponsor: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Postdoc Mentor: Sean & Allon Megason & Klein

Christopher Whidden

Postdoctoral Fellow
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Seattle, Washington
christopher.j.whidden@gmail.com
Award Sponsor: Simons Foundation (The)
Postdoc Mentor: Frederick Matsen IV

2014

Kari Barlan

Postdoctoral Fellow
University of Chicago
Chicago, Illinois
Award Sponsor: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Postdoc Mentor: Sally Horne-Badovinac

Jonathan Barnes

Assistant Professor
Washington University
St. Louis, Missouri
jcbarnes@wustl.edu
Award Sponsor: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Postdoc Mentor: Jeremiah Johnson

Aakash Basu

Johns Hopkins Medical Institute
Baltimore, Maryland
Award Sponsor: Simons Foundation (The)
Postdoc Mentor: A. James Hudspeth

Rogier Braakman

Omidyar Fellow
Santa Fe Institute
Santa Fe, New Mexico
Award Sponsor: Simons Foundation (The)
Postdoc Mentor: Sallie W. Chisholm

Roger Chang

Associate Lab Director
Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts
roger_chang@hms.harvard.edu
Award Sponsor: Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation (The)
Postdoc Mentor: Pamela Silver

Daniel Cohen

Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Stanford University
Stanford, California
danieljc@stanford.edu
Award Sponsor: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Postdoc Mentor: W. James Nelson

Adler Dillman

Assistant Professor
University of California, Riverside
Riverside, California
adler.dillman@ucr.edu
Award Sponsor: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Postdoc Mentor: David S. Schneider

Ting Han

Assistant Investigator
National Institute of Biological Sciences
Beijing Beijing, China
hanting@nibs.ac.cn
Award Sponsor: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Postdoc Mentor: Steven L. McKnight

Andrew Houk

Postdoctoral Fellow
University of California, San Diego
La Jolla, California
ahouk@ucsd.edu
Award Sponsor: Amgen
Postdoc Mentor: Deborah Yelon

Robert Jinkerson

Assistant Professor
University of California – Riverside
Riverside, California
Award Sponsor: Simons Foundation (The)
Postdoc Mentor: Martin Jonikas

Sung-Yon Kim

Principal Investigator
Seoul National University
Seoul, Korea
sungyonkim@snu.ac.kr
Award Sponsor: Rett Syndrome Research Foundation
Postdoc Mentor: Kwanghun Chung

Christine Lattin

Assistant Professor
Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
christinelattin@lsu.edu
Award Sponsor: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Postdoc Mentor: Richard E. Carson

Xiaochun Li

Assistant Professor
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, Texas
Xiaochun.Li@utsouthwestern.edu
Award Sponsor: Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation (The)
Postdoc Mentor: Gunter Blobel

(Robert) Scott McIsaac

Scientist
CalicoLabs
South San Francisco, California
r.scott.mcisaac@gmail.com
Award Sponsor: Shurl and Kay Curci Foundation (The)
Postdoc Mentor: Frances Arnold

Shay Ohayon

Postdoctoral Fellow
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Cambridge, Massachusetts
shay.ohayon@gmail.com
Award Sponsor: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Postdoc Mentor: James DiCarlo

Gabriel Rocklin

Postdoctoral Fellow
University of Washington
Seattle, Washington
grocklin@gmail.com
Award Sponsor: Merck Research Laboratories
Postdoc Mentor: David Baker

Caroline Runyan

Assistant Professor
University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
runyan@pitt.edu
Award Sponsor: Simons Foundation (The)
Postdoc Mentor: Christopher Harvey

Kuang Shen

Assistant Professor
University of Massachusetts Medical School
Worcester, Massachusetts
kuang.shen@umassmed.edu
Award Sponsor: Pfizer Global Research and Development
Postdoc Mentor: David Sabatini

Zhen Shi

OBD Scientist
Genentech
South San Francisco, California
szhen04@gmail.com
Award Sponsor: Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation (The)
Postdoc Mentor: Maria Barna

Patrick Shih

Postdoctoral Fellow
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Berkeley, California
pmshih@gmail.com
Award Sponsor: Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation (The)
Postdoc Mentor: Dominique Loque

Seth Shipman

Postdoctoral Fellow
Harvard University
Cambridge, Massachusetts
seth_shipman@harvard.edu
Award Sponsor: Shurl and Kay Curci Foundation (The)
Postdoc Mentor: Jeffrey Macklis

Ruth Sommese

Research Scientist
Pfizer
Groton, Connecticut
rfsommese@gmail.com
Award Sponsor: Life Sciences Research Foundation
Postdoc Mentor: Sivaraj Sivaramakrishnan

Sungmin Son

Postdoctoral Fellow
University of California – Berkeley
Berkeley, California
sungmin.son@gmail.com
Award Sponsor: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Postdoc Mentor: Daniel A. Fletcher

Ho Lam Tang

Research Associate
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Baltimore, Maryland
hogantang@jhu.edu
Award Sponsor: Shurl and Kay Curci Foundation (The)
Postdoc Mentor: Marie Hardwick

Reza Vafabakhsh

Assistant Professor
Northwestern University
Evanston, Illinois
reza.vafabakhsh@northwestern.edu
Award Sponsor: Merck Research Laboratories
Postdoc Mentor: Ehud Isacoff

Ophelia Venturelli

Assistant Professor
University of Wisconsin – Madison
Madison, Wisconsin
venturelli@wisc.edu
Award Sponsor: Simons Foundation (The)
Postdoc Mentor: Adam P. Arkin

Jixian Zhai

Postdoctoral Fellow
University of California, Los Angeles
Los Angeles, California
jxzhai@ucla.edu
Award Sponsor: Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation (The)
Postdoc Mentor: Steven E. Jacobsen

Ruobo Zhou

Postdoctoral Fellow
Harvard University
Cambridge, Massachusetts
ruobozhou@fas.harvard.edu
Award Sponsor: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Postdoc Mentor: Xiaowei Zhuang

2013

Christopher Baker

Postdoctoral Fellow
University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, California
christo.baker@gmail.com
Award Sponsor: Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation (The)
Postdoc Mentor: Krishna Niyogi

Elsa Bou Ghanem

Assistant Professor
University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
Buffalo, New York
elsaboug@buffalo.edu
Award Sponsor: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Postdoc Mentor: John Leong

Kirk Burkhart

Postdoctoral Fellow
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Cambridge, Massachusetts
kirkb@mit.edu
Award Sponsor: Sanofi
Postdoc Mentor: Robert Horvitz

David Burns

Stanford University
Stanford, California
dmburns@stanford.edu
Award Sponsor: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Postdoc Mentor: Helen Blau

Ashesh Dhawale

Postdoctoral Fellow
Harvard University
Cambridge, Massachusetts
dhawale@fas.harvard.edu
Award Sponsor: Ellison
Postdoc Mentor: Bence Olveczky

Sara Di Rienzi

Postdoctoral Fellow
Cornell University
Ithaca, New York
sdirienzi@cornell.edu
Award Sponsor: Eli and Edythe L. Broad Foundation (The)
Postdoc Mentor: Ruth Ley

Brian Duistermars

Postdoctoral Scholar
California Institute of Technology
Pasadena, California
briand@caltech.edu
Award Sponsor: Ellison
Postdoc Mentor: David Anderson

Mohammad Fallahi-Sichani

Assistant Professor
University of Virginia
Charlottesville, Virginia
fallahi@virginia.edu
Award Sponsor: Merck Research Laboratories
Postdoc Mentor: Peter Sorger

Pier Federico Gherardini

Director, Informatics
Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy
San Francisco, California
Award Sponsor: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Postdoc Mentor: Garry Nolan

Nora Grahl

Postdoctoral Fellow
Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth
Hanover, New Hampshire
nora.grahl@dartmouth.edu
Award Sponsor: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Postdoc Mentor: Deborah Hogan

Leon Grayfer

Assistant Professor of Biology
The George Washington University
Washington, District of Columbia
Leon_Grayfer@urmc.rochester.edu
Award Sponsor: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Postdoc Mentor: Jaques Robert

Robin Harris

Assistant Professor
Arizona State University
Tempe, Arizona
robin.harris@asu.edu
Award Sponsor: Ellison
Postdoc Mentor: Iswar Hariharan

Nicholas Heaton

New York, New York
nicholas.heaton@mssm.edu
Award Sponsor: Merck Research Laboratories
Postdoc Mentor: Peter Palese

William Housley

Senior Scientist II
AbbVie Pharmaceuticals
Worcester, Massachusetts
William.housley@abbvie.com
Award Sponsor: Pfizer Global Research and Development
Postdoc Mentor: David Hafler

Chi-Kuo Hu

Assistant Professor
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, New York
chi-kuo.hu@stonybrook.edu
Award Sponsor: Ellison
Postdoc Mentor: Anne Brunet

Philip Kranzusch

Life Sciences Research Foundation Fellow
University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, California
pjkranzusch@berkeley.edu
Award Sponsor: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Postdoc Mentor: Jennifer Doudna

Keren Lasker

Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Stanford University School of Medicine
Stanford, California
kerenl@stanford.edu
Award Sponsor: Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation (The)
Postdoc Mentor: Lucy Shapiro

Efrem Lim

Postdoctoral Fellow
Washington University
St. Louis, Missouri
lim@borcim.wustl.edu
Award Sponsor: Eli and Edythe L. Broad Foundation (The)
Postdoc Mentor: David Wang

Wei-Ting Liu

Scientist II
Bayer CropScience
West Sacramento, California
Award Sponsor: Simons Foundation (The)
Postdoc Mentor: David Relman

David Loehlin

Postdoctoral Fellow
University of Wisconsin
Madison, Wisconsin
loehlin@wisc.edu
Award Sponsor: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Postdoc Mentor: Sean Carroll

Arundhati (Shamoni) Maheshwari

Gordon and Betty Moore Fellow
University of California, Davis
Davis, California
Award Sponsor: Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation (The)
Postdoc Mentor: Luca Comai

James Marshel

Senior Scientist & Program Manager
Stanford University School of Medicine
Stanford, California
jmarshel@stanford.edu
Award Sponsor: Simons Foundation (The)
Postdoc Mentor: Karl Deisseroth

Rahul Palchaudhuri

Senior Scientist & Scientific Founder
Magenta Therapeutics
Cambridge, Massachusetts
rpalchaudhuri@magentatx.com
Award Sponsor: Jake Wetchler Foundation for Innovative Pediatric Cancer Research
Postdoc Mentor: David Scadden

Jun Wei Pek

Young Investigator
Temesek Life Sciences Laboratory
Singapore, Singapore
junwei@tll.org.sg
Award Sponsor: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Postdoc Mentor: Joseph Gall

Priya Rajasethupathy

Jonathan M. Nelson Family Assistant Professor
Rockefeller University
New York, New York
priya.rajasethupathy@rockefeller.edu
Award Sponsor: Ellison
Postdoc Mentor: Karl Diesseroth

Aaron Reinke

Assistant Professor
University of Toronto
Toronto, Ontario Canada
aaron.reinke@utoronto.ca
Award Sponsor: Monsanto Co.
Postdoc Mentor: Emily Troemel

Constance Richter

Postdoctoral Fellow
Harvard University
Cambridge, Massachusetts
crichter@fas.harvard.edu
Award Sponsor: Simons Foundation (The)
Postdoc Mentor: Alex Schier

Bryan Schmidt

Postdoctoral Scholar
University of California, San Francisco
San Francisco, California
Award Sponsor: Life Sciences Research Foundation
Postdoc Mentor: Robert Stroud

Alecia Septer

Assistant Professor
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
asepter@fas.harvard.edu
Award Sponsor: Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation (The)
Postdoc Mentor: Karine Gibbs

Joshua Weinstein

Assistant Profesor
University of Chicago
Chicago, Illinois
jaweinst@uchicago.edu
Award Sponsor: Simons Foundation (The)
Postdoc Mentor: Feng Zhang

Rayka Yokoo

Berkeley, California
rayka@berkeley.edu
Award Sponsor: Simons Foundation (The)
Postdoc Mentor: David Savage

Naupaka Zimmerman

Postdoctoral Fellow
University of Arizona
Tucson, Arizona
Award Sponsor: Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation (The)
Postdoc Mentor: Elizabeth Arnold

2012

Anand Balasubramani

Associate Editor
AAAS
Washington, District of Columbia
abalasubramani@aaas.org
Award Sponsor: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Postdoc Mentor: Anjana Rao

Harvey Chin

Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Columbia University
New York, New York
hfc2105@columbia.edu
Award Sponsor: Merck Research Laboratories
Postdoc Mentor: Ben O’Shaughnessy

Seemay Chou

Assistant Professor
University of California – San Francisco
San Francisco, California
seemay.chou@ucsf.edu
Award Sponsor: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Postdoc Mentor: Joseph Mougous

David Dodd

Senior Staff Scientist
Twist Bioscience
So. San Francisco, California
Award Sponsor: ISIS Pharma (now IONIS Pharma)
Postdoc Mentor: David Corey

Jamie Fitzgerald

Associate Director, Data Scientist
Jet.com
Hoboken, New Jersey
jfitzgerald@rockefeller.edu
Award Sponsor: Ellison
Postdoc Mentor: Gaby Maimon

Gregory Hamilton

Scientist
Genentech
South San Francisco, California
glhamil@gmail.com
Award Sponsor: Genentech, Inc.
Postdoc Mentor: Kevan Shokat

Euiseok Kim

Postdoctoral Fellow
Salk Institute for Biological Studies
La Jolla, California
eukim@salk.edu
Award Sponsor: Ellison
Postdoc Mentor: Edward M. Callaway

Tung Le

Postdoctoral Fellow
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Cambridge, Massachusetts
tungle@mit.edu
Award Sponsor: Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation (The)
Postdoc Mentor: Michael Laub

Amy Ma

La Jolla, California
atma@ucsd.edu
Award Sponsor: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Postdoc Mentor: Bianca Brahamsha

Daniel Mandell

Research Fellow in Genetics
Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts
djmandell@gmail.com
Award Sponsor: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Postdoc Mentor: George Church

Mathieu Mateo

Researcher
Institut Pasteur
Lyon, France
mateo.mathieu@mayo.edu
Award Sponsor: Merck Research Laboratories
Postdoc Mentor: Roberto Cattaneo

Alison Narayan

Assistant Professor
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Ann Arbor, Michigan
arhardin@umich.edu
Award Sponsor: Life Sciences Research Foundation
Postdoc Mentor: David H. Sherman

Ting Pang

Senior Member
Draper Biomedical Solutions
Cambridge, Massachusetts
Award Sponsor: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Postdoc Mentor: Thomas G. Bernhardt

Alexandre Persat

Postdoctoral Fellow
Princeton University
Princeton, New Jersey
apersat@princeton.edu
Award Sponsor: Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation (The)
Postdoc Mentor: Zemer Gitai

Monica Rodrigo-Brenni

Principal Scientific Officer
The Francis Crick Institute
Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
mcrodrigobrenni@gmail.com
Award Sponsor: Ellison
Postdoc Mentor: Ramanujan Hegde

Hannah Seidel

Postdoctoral Fellow
University of Wisconsin – Madison
Madison, Wisconsin
hsseidel@wisc.edu
Award Sponsor: Ellison
Postdoc Mentor: Judith Kimble

Mark Sheffield

Assistant Professor
University of Chicago
Chicago, Illinois
sheffield@uchicago.edu
Award Sponsor: Ellison
Postdoc Mentor: Daniel Dombeck

Anthony Studer

Assistant Professor, Department of Crop Sciences
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Urbana, Illinois
astuder@danforthcenter.org
Award Sponsor: DOE-Energy Biosciences
Postdoc Mentor: Tom Brutnell

Elizabeth Thatcher

Field Medical Director
Pfizer
Lakeland, Florida
Award Sponsor: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Postdoc Mentor: Douglas Golenbock

Yusuf Tufail

Postdoctoral Research Associate
Salk Institute for Biological Studies
La Jolla, California
ytufail@salk.edu
Award Sponsor: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Postdoc Mentor: Axel Nimmerjahn

Rachel Vannette

Assistant Professor
University of California, Davis
Davis, California
raleva@stanford.edu
Award Sponsor: Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation (The)
Postdoc Mentor: Tadashi Fukami

Michael White

Assistant Professor
University of Georgia
Athens, Georgia
mawhite@fhcrc.org
Award Sponsor: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Postdoc Mentor: Catherine Peichel

Joshua Widhalm

Assistant Professor of Horticulture
Purdue University
West Lafayette, Indiana
jwidhalm@purdue.edu
Award Sponsor: Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation (The)
Postdoc Mentor: Natalia Dudareva

Li Yang

Postdoctoral Research Associate
University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
liyang2@live.unc.edu
Award Sponsor: Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation (The)
Postdoc Mentor: Jeff Dangl

2011

Justin Ashworth

Institute for Systems Biology
Seattle, Washington
jashworth@systemsbiology.org
Award Sponsor: Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation (The)
Postdoc Mentor: Nitin S. Baliga

Hoo Sun Chung

Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts
hschung@molbio.mgh.harvard.edu
Award Sponsor: Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation (The)
Postdoc Mentor: Jen Sheen

Julio Cordero-Morales

Associate Professor
University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center
Memphis, Tennessee
jcordero@uthsc.edu
Award Sponsor: Lilly Research Laboratories
Postdoc Mentor: David Julius

Magdia De Jesus

Senior Principal Scientist, Scientific Liaison
Pfizer
Schenectady, New York
Award Sponsor: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Postdoc Mentor: Nicholas Mantis

Ylli Doksani

Rockefeller University
New York, New York
ydoksani@rockefeller.edu
Award Sponsor: Ellison
Postdoc Mentor: Titia de Lange

Jinju Han

Assistant Professor
Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST)
Daejeon, Korea
jinjuhan@kaist.ac.kr
Award Sponsor: Salk Institute (The) – internal funding
Postdoc Mentor: Fred H. Gage

Cara Haney

Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts
cara.haney@gmail.com
Award Sponsor: Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation (The)
Postdoc Mentor: Fred Ausubel

Wenqian Hu

Associate Professor
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, Minnesota
hu.wenqian@mayo.edu
Award Sponsor: Merck Research Laboratories
Postdoc Mentor: Harvey Lodish

Karen Litwa

University of Virginia
Charlottesville, Virginia
Award Sponsor: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Postdoc Mentor: Alan Rick Horwitz

Cora MacAlister

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratories
Cold Spring Harbor, New York
cmacalis@cshl.edu
Award Sponsor: Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation (The)
Postdoc Mentor: Zachary Lippman

Babak Momeni

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Seattle, Washington
bmomeni@fhcrc.org
Award Sponsor: Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation (The)
Postdoc Mentor: Wenying Shou

Gautham Nair

University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
gautham.p.nair@gmail.com
Award Sponsor: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Postdoc Mentor: Arjun Raj

Jacqueline Perrigoue

Associate Scientific Director
Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies – J&J
Spring House, Pennsylvania
jgperrigoue@yahoo.com
Award Sponsor: Merck Research Laboratories
Postdoc Mentor: David Wiest

David Plachetzki

University of California – Davis
Davis, California
plachetzki@ucdavis.edu
Award Sponsor: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Postdoc Mentor: Rick Grosberg

George Poulogiannis

Team Leader
Institute of Cancer Research
London, England United Kingdom
george.poulogiannis@icr.ac.uk
Award Sponsor: Pfizer Global Research and Development
Postdoc Mentor: Lewis Cantley

Yan Qi

Associate
Morrison & Foerster LLP
Palo Alto, California
yqi@mofo.com
Award Sponsor: Ellison
Postdoc Mentor: Gary Ruvkun

Selena Sagan

Stanford University
Stanford, California
smsagan@stanford.edu
Award Sponsor: Amgen
Postdoc Mentor: Peter Sarnow

Zhe Sha

Senior Research Scientist
UCB Pharmaceuticals
Bedford, Massachusetts
Award Sponsor: Novartis
Postdoc Mentor: Alfred Goldberg

Maija Slaidina

NYU Medical Center (HHMI)
New York, New York
maija.slaidina@med.nyu.edu
Award Sponsor: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Postdoc Mentor: Ruth Lehmann

Aaron Stephan

Director
ONCE, Inc.
Plymouth, Minnesota
aaron.b.stephan@gmail.com
Award Sponsor: DOE-Energy Biosciences
Postdoc Mentor: Julian I. Schroeder

Esteban Toro

Director of Analytics and Quality Control
Twist Bioscience
South San Francisco, California
estetoro@gmail.com Award Sponsor: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Postdoc Mentor: Adam Arkin

Feng Wang

Associate Director
Bristol-Myers Squibb
Redwood City, California
feng.wang@bms.com
Award Sponsor: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Postdoc Mentor: Danesh Moazed

Xin Wang

Research Collaborator
The Salk Institute – HHMI
La Jolla, California
xinw@salk.edu
Award Sponsor: Pfizer Global Research and Development
Postdoc Mentor: Terrence J. Sejnowski

J. Bradley Zuchero

Stanford, California
brad.zuchero@gmail.com
Award Sponsor: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Postdoc Mentor: Ben Barres

2010

Evren Azeloglu

Associate Professor
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
New York, New York
evren.azeloglu@mssm.edu
Award Sponsor: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Postdoc Mentor: Ravi Iyengar

Chase Beisel

Assistant Professor
North Carolina State University
Raleigh, North Carolina
cbeisel@ncsu.edu
Award Sponsor: Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation (The)
Postdoc Mentor: Gisela Storz

Arpita Bose

Assistant Professor
Washington University
St. Louis, Missouri
abose@wustl.edu
Award Sponsor: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Postdoc Mentor: Peter Girguis

Daniel Chitwood

Assistant Professor
Michigan State University
East Lansing, Michigan
chitwoo9@msu.edu
Award Sponsor: Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation (The)
Postdoc Mentor: Neelima Sinha & Julin Maloof

Fernando Cruz-Guilloty

Senior Scientist – Immunology
Amgen
Thousand Oaks, California
Award Sponsor: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Postdoc Mentor: Victor Perez

Xin Duan

Assistant Professor
University of California, San Francisco
San Francisco, California
Xin.Duan@ucsf.edu
Award Sponsor: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Postdoc Mentor: Joshua Sanes

Justin Gerke

University of Missouri
Columbia, Missouri
justin.gerke@gmail.com
Award Sponsor: Merck Research Laboratories
Postdoc Mentor: Michael McMullen

Hun-Way Hwang

HHMI – Rockefeller University
New York, New York
Hun-Way.Hwang@rockefeller.edu
Award Sponsor: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Postdoc Mentor: Robert Darnell

Carla Klattenhoff

Director, Preclinical Research
Bayer Pharmaceuticals Cambridge, Massachusetts
carla.klattenhoff@bayer.com
Award Sponsor: Novartis
Postdoc Mentor: Laurie Boyer

Daryl Klein

Assistant Professor
Yale University School of Medicine
West Haven, Connecticut
daryl.klein@yale.edu
Award Sponsor: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Postdoc Mentor: Stephen Harrison

Katherine Ralston

Assistant Professor
University of California, Davis
Davis, California
ksralston@ucdavis.edu
Award Sponsor: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Postdoc Mentor: William Petri, Jr.

Thomas Ream

Lead – Editing Deployment Technologies
Bayer Crop Science
Chesterfield, Missouri
thomas.ream@bayer.com
Award Sponsor: Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation (The)
Postdoc Mentor: Richard Amasino

Katherine Ryan

kaity.snoda@gmail.com
Award Sponsor: Merck Research Laboratories
Postdoc Mentor: Bradley Moore

Ashley Shade

Assistant Professor
Michigan State University
East Lansing, Michigan
shadeash@msu.edu
Award Sponsor: Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation (The)
Postdoc Mentor: Jo Handelsman

Kimberly Tu

Stowers Institute for Medical Research
Kansas City, Missouri
ktu@stowers.org
Award Sponsor: Ellison
Postdoc Mentor: Alejandro Sanchez Alvarado

Julian Wong

Scientist
Neuropore Therapies, Inc.
San Diego, California
j**@neuropore.com
Award Sponsor: Pfizer Global Research and Development
Postdoc Mentor: Anton Maximov

David Zhang

Associate Professor
Rice University
Houston, Texas
david.y.zhang@rice.edu
Award Sponsor: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Postdoc Mentor: Peng Yin

2009

Hung-Chun Chang

Senior Investigator
Institute of Neuroscience, SIBS, CAS
Shanghai, China
hcchang@ion.ac.cn
Award Sponsor: Ellison
Postdoc Mentor: Leonard Guarente

Ilana Chefetz-Menaker

Assistant Professor
University of Minnesota
Austin, Minnesota
ichefetz@hi.umn.edu
Award Sponsor: Hoffmann-La Roche Inc.
Postdoc Mentor: Gil Mor

Xing Chen

Assistant Professor
Peking University
Beijing, Haidian District, China
xingchen@pku.edu.cn
Award Sponsor: Pfizer Global Research and Development
Postdoc Mentor: Carolyn Bertozzi and Alex Zetti

Qing Chen

Assistant Professor
The Wistar Institute
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
qichen@wistar.org
Award Sponsor: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Postdoc Mentor: Joan Massagué

Salvatore Chiantia

Junior Professor
Universität Potsdam Potsdam-Golm, Germany
chiantia@uni-potsdam.de
Award Sponsor: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Postdoc Mentor: Erwin London

Stefano Di Talia

Associate Professor
Duke University Medical Center
Durham, North Carolina
stefano.ditalia@duke.edu
Award Sponsor: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Postdoc Mentor: Eric Wieschaus

Adam Frost

Associate Professor
University of California, San Francisco
San Francisco, California
adam.frost@ucsf.edu
Award Sponsor: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Postdoc Mentor: Jonathan Weissman

Ali Güler

Associate Professor
HHMI – University of Washington
Charlottesville, Virginia
aguler@virginia.edu
Award Sponsor: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Postdoc Mentor: Richard Palmiter

Guo N. Huang

Associate Professor
University of California – San Francisco
San Francisco, California
guo.huang@ucsf.edu
Award Sponsor: O’Donnell
Postdoc Mentor: Eric Olson

Jessica Hutti

Senior Scientist II
AbbVie, Inc.
North Chicago, Illinois
jessica.hutti@abbvie.com
Award Sponsor: Lilly Research Laboratories
Postdoc Mentor: Albert Baldwin

Christian Kastrup

Associate Professor
University of British Columbia
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
ckastrup@msl.ubc.ca
Award Sponsor: Johnson & Johnson
Postdoc Mentor: Robert S. Langer

James T. Koerber

Senior Scientist
Genentech So.
San Francisco, California
jtkoerber@gmail.com
Award Sponsor: Anonymous Foundation (Fidelity)
Postdoc Mentor: James Wells

Enrico Magnani

Associate Group Leader
Institut Jean-Pierre Bourgin
Versailles, France
Enrico.Magnani@versailles.inra.fr
Award Sponsor: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Postdoc Mentor: Kathy Barton

Lauren Mashburn-Warren

Senior Research Scientist
Nationwide Children’s Hospital – The Institute for Genomic Medicine
Westerville, Ohio
Award Sponsor: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Postdoc Mentor: Michael Federle

Nitin Phadnis

Associate Professor
University of Utah
Salt Lake City, Utah
nitin.phadnis@utah.edu
Award Sponsor: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Postdoc Mentor: Harmit Malik

Xinnan Wang

Associate Professor
Stanford University
Stanford, California
xinnanw@stanford.edu
Award Sponsor: Ellison
Postdoc Mentor: Thomas Schwarz

Xianfeng Morgan Xu

Associate
Arnold & Porter LLP
Washington, District of Columbia
morgan.xu@aporter.com
Award Sponsor: Life Sciences Research Foundation
Postdoc Mentor: David Jackson

Keren Ziv

Senior Director
X-37 So.
San Francisco, California
Award Sponsor: Pfizer Global Research and Development
Postdoc Mentor: Sanjiv Sam Gambhir

2008

Nicholas Bonawitz

Associate Research Scientist
Corteva Agriscience (division of DowDuPont)
Indianapolis, Indiana
Award Sponsor: Life Sciences Research Foundation
Postdoc Mentor: Clint Chapple

Christopher Brown

Assistant Professor
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
chrbro@upenn.edu
Award Sponsor: Lilly Research Laboratories
Postdoc Mentor:

Michelle Carmell

Instructor
Wellesley College, Dept of Biological Sciences
Cambridge, Massachusetts
Award Sponsor: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Postdoc Mentor: David Page

Michael Cohen

Associate Professor
Oregon Health & Science University
Portland, Oregon
cohenmic@ohsu.edu
Award Sponsor: Amgen
Postdoc Mentor: Samie Jaffrey

Kendra Frederick

Assistant Professor
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, Texas
kendra.frederick@utsouthwestern.edu
Award Sponsor: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Postdoc Mentor: Susan Lindquist

Dirk Hockemeyer

Assistant Professor
University of California – Berkeley
Berkeley, California
hockemeyer@berkeley.edu
Award Sponsor: Merck Research Laboratories
Postdoc Mentor: Rudolph Jaenisch

Xiaoyi Hu

Scientist
Elan Pharmaceuticals
So. San Francisco, California
Award Sponsor: Gilead
Postdoc Mentor: Peter G. Schultz

Sabine Petry

Principal Investigator
Princeton University
Princeton, New Jersey
spetry@princeton.edu
Award Sponsor: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Postdoc Mentor: Ronald Vale

David Savage

Associate Professor
University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, California
savage@berkeley.edu
Award Sponsor: DOE-Energy Biosciences
Postdoc Mentor: Pamela Silver

Mohammad Seyedsayamdost

Associate Professor
Princeton University
Princeton, New Jersey
mrseyed@princeton.edu
Award Sponsor: Novartis
Postdoc Mentor: Jon Clardy

Yoav Shaul

Assistant Professorand Senior Lecturere
Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Jerusalem, Israel
yoavsh@ekmd.huji.ac.il
Award Sponsor: Schering-Plough Foundation
Postdoc Mentor: David Sabatini

Juan Song

Associate Professor
University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
juansong@email.unc.edu
Award Sponsor: Life Sciences Research Foundation
Postdoc Mentor: Hongjun Song

Blake Wiedenheft

Associate Professor
Montana State University
Bozeman, Montana
bwiedenheft@gmail.com
Award Sponsor: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Postdoc Mentor: Jennifer Doudna

Qi Zhang

Associate Professor
University of North Carolina
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
zhangqi@unc.edu
Award Sponsor: Baltimore Family Foundation (The)
Postdoc Mentor: Juli Feigon

2007

Demet Arac-Ozkan

Assistant Professor
University of Chicago
Chicago, Illinois
arac@uchicago.edu
Award Sponsor: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Postdoc Mentor: Axel Brunger

Ido Bachelet

Assistant Professor
Bar-Ilan University
Ramat Gan, Tel Aviv District ISRAEL
ido.bachelet@biu.ac.il
Award Sponsor: Novartis
Postdoc Mentor: George Church

Michael Boyce

Assistant Professor of Biochemistry
Durham, North Carolina
michael.boyce@duke.edu
Award Sponsor: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Postdoc Mentor: Carolyn Bertozzi

Suhua Feng

Associate Researcher
UCLA Broad Stem Cell Research Center
Los Angeles, California
sfeng@mcdb.ucla.edu
Award Sponsor: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Postdoc Mentor: Steven Jacobsen

Hunter B. Fraser

Assistant Professor
Stanford University
Stanford, California
hbfraser@stanford.edu
Award Sponsor: Lilly Research Laboratories
Postdoc Mentor: Eric Lander

Oliver Kent

Scientific Associate
University Health Network
Toronto, Ontario CANADA
Award Sponsor: Pfizer Global Research and Development
Postdoc Mentor: Joshua T. Mendell

Eunsuk Kim

Associate Professor
Brown University
Providence, Rhode Island
eunsuk_kim@brown.edu
Award Sponsor: Susan G. Komen for the Cure
Postdoc Mentor: John M. Essigmann

Zachary Knight

Assistant Professor
University of California, San Francisco
San Francisco, California
zachary.knight@ucsf.edu
Award Sponsor: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Postdoc Mentor: Jeffrey M. Friedman

Dennis Ko

Assistant Professor, Molecular Genetics & Microbiology and Medicine
Duke University Medical Center
Durham, North Carolina
dennis.ko@duke.edu
Award Sponsor: WYETH
Postdoc Mentor: Sam Miller

Robin Lesley

Scientist
Amgen
So. San Francisco, California
Award Sponsor: Merck Research Laboratories
Postdoc Mentor: Lalita Ramakrishnan

Li Ma

Associate Professor
University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, Texas
lma4@mdanderson.org
Award Sponsor: Susan G. Komen for the Cure
Postdoc Mentor: Robert A. Weinberg

Meng Wang

Professorand Investigator
Baylor College of Medicine – HHMI
Houston, Texas
wmeng@bcm.edu
Award Sponsor: Ellison
Postdoc Mentor: Gary Ruvkun

2006

Dwight Barnes

Research Scientist
Genentech
South San Francisco, California
Award Sponsor: Abbott
Postdoc Mentor: Raul Andino

Youssef Belkhadir

Group Leader
Gregor Mendel Institute of Molecular Plant Biology
Vienna, Austria
youssef.belkhadir@gmi.oeaw.ac.at
Award Sponsor: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Postdoc Mentor: Joanne Chory

Xiaocheng Chen

Director, Antibody Engineering
Vivace Therapeutics, Inc.
San Mateo, California
Award Sponsor: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Postdoc Mentor: Michael Rosen

Eric Ekland

Co-founder, President and CEO
Anvesana, Inc.
New York, New York
Award Sponsor: Hoffmann-La Roche Inc.
Postdoc Mentor: David Fidock

Nels Elde

Associate Professor
University of Utah
Salt Lake City, Utah
nelde@genetics.utah.edu
Award Sponsor: Ellison
Postdoc Mentor: Harmit Malik

Alessandra Eustaquio

Assistant Professor
University of Illinois, Chicago
Chicago, Illinois
ase@uic.edu
Award Sponsor: Tularik
Postdoc Mentor: Bradley Moore

Elena Ezhkova

Professor
Mount Sinai School of Medicine
New York, New York
elena.ezhkova@mssm.edu
Award Sponsor: New York Stem Cell Fdtn
Postdoc Mentor: Elaine Fuchs

Cathie Garnis

Associate Professor
University of British Columbia
Vancouver, British Columbia Canada
cgarnis@bccrc.ca
Award Sponsor: Merck Research Laboratories
Postdoc Mentor: Phillip Sharp

Mary Gehring

Member, Whitehead Institute & Assistant Professor, Biology
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Cambridge, Massachusetts
mgehring@wi.mit.edu
Award Sponsor: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Postdoc Mentor: Steven Henikoff

Andrew B. Greytak

Assistant Professor
University of South Carolina
Columbia, South Carolina
greytak@mailbox.sc.edu
Award Sponsor: Novartis
Postdoc Mentor: Daniel G. Nocera

Hong-Ping Guan

Senior Research Biologist
Merck Research Laboratories
Rahway, New Jersey
Award Sponsor: Pfizer Global Research and Development
Postdoc Mentor: Joseph Goldstein

Susan Huang

Associate Scientific Director
AbbVie Pharmaceuticals
North Chicago, Illinois
Award Sponsor: Pfizer Global Research and Development
Postdoc Mentor: Michael Caterina

Jeremy Kay

Associate Professor
Duke University
Durham, North Carolina
jeremy.kay@duke.edu
Award Sponsor: Anonymous (Fidelity)
Postdoc Mentor: Joshua Sanes

Steven McCarroll

Professor
Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts
mccarroll@genetics.med.harvard.edu
Award Sponsor: Lilly Research Laboratories
Postdoc Mentor: David Altshuler

Lucy O’Brien

Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering/Texaco-Mangelsdorf Career Development Professor in Chemical Engineering
Stanford University
Stanford, California
lucye@stanford.edu
Award Sponsor: Genentech, Inc.
Postdoc Mentor: David Bilder

Feng Qiao

Associate Professor
University of California – Irvine
Irvine, California
qiao@uci.edu
Award Sponsor: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Postdoc Mentor: Thomas R. Cech

2005

Wenfeng An

Assistant Professor
Washington State University
Pullman, Washington
wenfeng_an@wsu.edu
Award Sponsor: Affymetrix
Postdoc Mentor: Jef D. Boeke

Julie M. Claycomb

Assistant Professor
University of Toronto
Toronto, Ontario CANADA
julie.claycomb@utoronto.ca
Award Sponsor: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Postdoc Mentor: Craig C. Mello

Aaron D. Gitler

Professor
Stanford University
Stanford, California
agitler@stanford.edu
Award Sponsor: Lilly Research Laboratories
Postdoc Mentor: Susan L. Lindquist

Matthew R. Hemm

Faculty Member
Towson University
Towson, Maryland
mhemm@towson.edu
Award Sponsor: Amgen
Postdoc Mentor: Gisela Storz

Katja A. Lamia

Assistant Professor
The Scripps Research Institute
La Jolla, California
lamia@scripps.edu
Award Sponsor: Merck Research Laboratories
Postdoc Mentor: Ronald M. Evans

Seung-Jae Lee

Assistant Professor
WCU IT Convergence Engineering
Pohang, Kyungbuk Korea
seungjaelee@postech.ac.kr
Award Sponsor: Ellison
Postdoc Mentor: Cynthia Kenyon

Jun-Li Luo

Associate Professor
Scripps Florida
Jupiter, Florida
jlluo@scripps.edu
Award Sponsor: Biogen Idec
Postdoc Mentor: Michael Karin

Kenneth E. Murray

Assistant Professor, Department of Biological Sciences
Florida International University
Miami, Florida
kenneth.murray@fiu.edu
Award Sponsor: Schering-Plough Foundation
Postdoc Mentor: Max L. Nibert

Ali Nahvi

Discovery Research Lead
Spark Therapeutics
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Ali.Nahvi@sparktx.com
Award Sponsor: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Postdoc Mentor: Rachel Green

Daniel J. Needleman

Professor
Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Cambridge, Massachusetts
dan.needleman@gmail.com
Award Sponsor: Novartis
Postdoc Mentor: Timothy J. Mitchison

Todd Nystul

Assistant Professor
University of California, San Francisco
San Francisco, California
Todd.Nystul@ucsf.edu
Award Sponsor: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Postdoc Mentor: Allan Spradling

Jason M. Rihel

Reader in Behavioral Genetics
University College London
London, England United Kingdom
j.rihel@ucl.ac.uk
Award Sponsor: Bristol-Myers Squibb Pharmaceutical Research Institute
Postdoc Mentor: Alexander Schier

Carrie M. Rosenberger

Scientist
Genentech
So. San Francisco, California
Award Sponsor: Eli and Edythe L. Broad Foundation (The)
Postdoc Mentor: Alan Aderem

Chun-Li Zhang

Associate Professor
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, Texas
Chun-Li.Zhang@UTSouthwestern.edu
Award Sponsor: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Postdoc Mentor: Ronald M. Evans

2004

Bader F. Al-Anzi

Research Scientist
Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research (KISR)
Kuwait City, Safat Kuwait
baderalanzi13@gmail.com
Award Sponsor: Bristol-Myers Squibb Pharmaceutical Research Institute
Postdoc Mentor: Seymour Benzer

Anne E. Carpenter

Principal Investigator, Imaging Platform Director
Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard
Cambridge, Massachusetts
anne@broadinstitute.org
Award Sponsor: Novartis
Postdoc Mentor: David M. Sabatini

Brett Chevalier

Venture Partner
Anterra Capital
Boston, Massachusetts
Brett.chevalier@anterracapital.com
Award Sponsor: Merck Research Laboratories
Postdoc Mentor: David Bartel

Christopher P. Ford

Assistant Professor
University of Colorado School of Medicine
Aurora, Colorado
christopher.ford@cuanschutz.edu
Award Sponsor: WYETH
Postdoc Mentor: John T. Williams

Martin Jechlinger

Group Leader
EMBL Heidelberg
Heidelberg, Baden-Wurtemberg Germany
martin.jechlinger@embl.de
Award Sponsor: Lilly Research Laboratories
Postdoc Mentor: Harold Varmus

Hernán López-Schier

Research Unit Leader
LMU – Munich Center for Neuroscience
Neuherberg, Bavaria Germany
hernan.lopez-schier@helmholtz-muenchen.de
Award Sponsor: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Postdoc Mentor: A. James Hudspeth

J. Christopher Love

Associate Professor
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Cambridge, Massachusetts
clove@mit.edu
Award Sponsor: Gilead
Postdoc Mentor: Hidde L. Ploegh

Markus Seeliger

Associate Professor
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, New York
markus.seeliger@stonybrook.edu
Award Sponsor: Johnson & Johnson
Postdoc Mentor: John Kuriyan

Anita Shah

Research Associate
National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, Maryland
anita.changela@nih.gov
Award Sponsor: Ellison
Postdoc Mentor: Peter Kwong

Michael Shapira

Associate Professor
University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, California
mshapira@berkeley.edu
Award Sponsor: Pfizer Global Research and Development
Postdoc Mentor: Man-Wah Tan

Judith A. Sharp

Instructor in Investigation
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts
sharp@molbio.mgh.harvard.edu
Award Sponsor: Pfizer Global Research and Development
Postdoc Mentor: Michael Blower

M. Elizabeth (Beth) Stroupe

Associate Professor
Florida State University
Tallahassee, Florida
mestroupe@bio.fsu.edu
Award Sponsor: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Postdoc Mentor: Nikolaus Grigorieff

Naoyuki Uchida

Professor
Nagoya University – ITbM
Nagoya, Chikusa-ku Japan
uchinao@itbm.nagoya-u.ac.jp
Award Sponsor: DOE-Energy Biosciences
Postdoc Mentor: Neelima R. Sinha

Molly Weaver

Specialist
Mariposa Science Outreach
Salinas, California
Award Sponsor: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Postdoc Mentor: Mark Krasnow

Zhiru (Jenny) Yang

Senior Director, Global Search & Evaluation
Novo Nordisk
Beijing, Chaoyang District China
ziuy@novonordisk.com
Award Sponsor: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Postdoc Mentor: Pamela J. Bjorkman

2003

Arnaud Besson

Principal Investigator
Université de Toulouse
Toulouse, France
abesson@cict.fr
Award Sponsor: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Postdoc Mentor: James M. Roberts

Andrew P. Capaldi

Faculty Member
University of Arizona
Tucson, Arizona
capaldi@email.arizona.edu
Award Sponsor: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Postdoc Mentor: Erin K. O’Shea

Matthew G. Guenther

Principal Scientist
Syros Pharmaceuticals
Cambridge, Massachusetts
Award Sponsor: Amgen
Postdoc Mentor: Richard A. Young

Ian MacRae

Assistant Professor
Scripps Research Institute
La Jolla, California
macrae@scripps.edu
Award Sponsor: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Postdoc Mentor: Jennifer A. Doudna

Dustin J. Maly

Assistant Professor
University of Washington
Seattle, Washington
maly@chem.washington.edu
Award Sponsor: Pfizer Global Research and Development
Postdoc Mentor: Kevan M. Shokat

Yuxin (Juxin?) Mao

Assistant Professor
Weill Institute/Cornell University
Ithaca, New York
tm253@cornell.edu
Award Sponsor: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Postdoc Mentor: Pietro De Camilli

Amit D. Mehta

Managing Director
J.P. Morgan
New York, New York
amit-mehta@alumni.stanford.edu
Award Sponsor: Rett Syndrome Research Foundation
Postdoc Mentor: Mark Schnitzer

Stephanie E. Palmer

Assistant Professor
University of Chicago
Chicago, Illinois
sepalmer@uchicago.edu
Award Sponsor: Novartis
Postdoc Mentor: Allison J. Doupe

David M. Raskin

Associate Professor of Microbiology
Marian University
Indianapolis, Indiana
draskin@marian.edu
Award Sponsor: Ellison
Postdoc Mentor: John J. Mekalanos

Alan Saghatelian

Assistant Professor
Harvard University
Cambridge, Massachusetts
saghatelian@chemistry.harvard.edu
Award Sponsor: Merck Research Laboratories
Postdoc Mentor: Benjamin F. Cravatt

Huaiyu Sun

Award Sponsor: Abbott
Postdoc Mentor: Tony Hunter

2002

Jianhua Cang

Assistant Professor
Northwestern University
Chicago, Illinois
cang@northwestern.edu
Award Sponsor: Aventis
Postdoc Mentor: Jeffry S. Isaacson

Justin G. Crump

Assistant Professor
Keck School of Medicine of USC
Los Angeles, California
gcrump@usc.edu
Award Sponsor: O’Donnell
Postdoc Mentor: Charles B. Kimmel

Tina Iverson

Assistant Professor
Nashville, Tennessee
tina.iverson@vanderbilt.edu
Award Sponsor: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Postdoc Mentor: Christopher Miller

Pablo D. Jenik

Assistant Professor
Franklin and Marshall College
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
pablo.jenik@fandm.edu
Award Sponsor: DOE-Energy Biosciences
Postdoc Mentor: M. Kathryn Barton

Daniela Kaufer

Principal Investigator
University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, California
danielak@berkeley.edu
Award Sponsor: Bristol-Myers Squibb Pharmaceutical Research Institute
Postdoc Mentor: Theo D. Palmer

Zhao-Qing Luo

Assistant Professor
Purdue University
West Lafayette, Indiana
luoz@purdue.edu
Award Sponsor: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Postdoc Mentor: Ralph R. Isberg

Joseph Marcotrigiano

Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology
Rutgers University
Piscataway, New Jersey
jmarco@cabm.rutgers.edu
Award Sponsor: Merck Research Laboratories
Postdoc Mentor: Charles M. Rice

Jeffrey L. Moseley

Scientist
Solazyme, Inc.
South San Francisco, California
jmoseley@solazyme.com
Award Sponsor: DOE-Energy Biosciences
Postdoc Mentor: Arthur R. Grossman

Niels Ringstad

Assistant Professor
New York University
New York, New York
niels.ringstad@med.nyu.edu
Award Sponsor: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Postdoc Mentor: H. Robert Horvitz

Rebecca E. Schweppe

Assistant Professor
University of Colorado Cancer Center
Denver, Colorado
rebecca.schweppe@ucdenver.edu
Award Sponsor: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Postdoc Mentor: Natalie Ahn

Michael L. Sohaskey

Co-founder and Chief Racing Officer
RaceRaves, LLC Berkeley, California
Award Sponsor: Foundation for Advanced Cancer Studies
Postdoc Mentor: William C. Skarnes

2001

Paki Banky

Associate
Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP
New York, New York
Award Sponsor: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Postdoc Mentor: Michael F. Summers

Aaron B. Bowman

Assistant Professor, Neurology
Vanderbilt University
Nashville, Tennessee
aaron.bowman@vanderbilt.edu
Award Sponsor: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Postdoc Mentor: Shirley M. Tilghman

James J. Chou

Professor
Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts
james_chou@hms.harvard.edu
Award Sponsor: GlaxoSmithKline
Postdoc Mentor: Ad Bax

Richard G. Gardner

Associate Professor
University of Washington
Seattle, Washington
gardnerr@uw.edu
Award Sponsor: Bristol-Myers Squibb Pharmaceutical Research Institute
Postdoc Mentor: Daniel Gottschling

Daniel Gitler

Senior Lecturer
Ben Gurion University
Be’er-Sheva, Israel
gitler@bgu.ac.il
Award Sponsor: Pfizer Global Research and Development
Postdoc Mentor: George J. Augustine

Franklin Harmon

Principal Investigator
Plant Gene Expression Center
Albany, California
fharmon@nature.berkeley.edu
Award Sponsor: DOE-Energy Biosciences
Postdoc Mentor: Steve A. Kay

Sheri Holmen

Assistant Member, Drug Development
Nevada Cancer Institute
Las Vegas, Nevada
sholmen@nvcancer.org
Award Sponsor: Pfizer Global Research and Development
Postdoc Mentor: Bart O. Williams

Dana Leanne Jones

Principal Investigator
University of California Los Angeles
Los Angeles, California
leannejones@ucla.edu
Award Sponsor: Lilly Research Laboratories
Postdoc Mentor: Margaret T. Fuller

Maki Kaneko

Clinical Genomics Counselor
Invitae
San Francisco, California
Award Sponsor: O’Donnell
Postdoc Mentor: Gregory M. Cahill

Diane C. McFadden

Associate Director
Columbia University
New York, New York
dcm2120@columbia.edu
Award Sponsor: Burroughs Welcome Fund (The)
Postdoc Mentor: Arturo Casadevall

Christine Pfund

Associate Researcher
Wisconsin Center For Education Research
Madison, Wisconsin
cepfund@wisc.edu
Award Sponsor: DOE-Energy Biosciences
Postdoc Mentor: Andrew F. Bent

Kathrin Plath

Principal Investigator
UCLA School of Medicine
Los Angeles, California
kplath@mednet.ucla.edu
Award Sponsor: O’Donnell
Postdoc Mentor: Barbara Panning

Gretchen A. Repasky

Assistant Professor of Biology
Birmingham-Southern College
Birmingham, Alabama
grepasky@bsc.edu
Award Sponsor: Merck Research Laboratories
Postdoc Mentor: Channing J. Der

Dominique Stickens

Sr. Director, Head of Translational Sciences
Mitobridge, Inc. (an Astellas company)
Cambridge, Massachusetts
dstickens@mitobridge.com
Award Sponsor: WYETH
Postdoc Mentor: Zena Werb

Rebecca S. Tirabassi

Staff Writer & Editor; Owner & Founder
Bitesize Bio; Scientific Pens LLC
Wilbraham, Massachusetts
Award Sponsor: Novartis
Postdoc Mentor: Hidde Ploegh

Tudorita Tumbar

Assistant Professor
Cornell University
Ithaca, New York
tt252@cornell.edu
Award Sponsor: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Postdoc Mentor: Elaine Fuchs

Scott T Walsh

Assistant Professor
CARB, Center for Advanced Research in Biotechnology
Rockville, Maryland
walshs@umbi.umd.edu
Award Sponsor: Burroughs Welcome Fund (The)
Postdoc Mentor: Anthony A. Kossiakoff

Robert T. Wheeler

Faculty Member
University of Maine
Orono, Maine
robert.wheeler@umit.maine.edu
Award Sponsor: Burroughs Welcome Fund (The)
Postdoc Mentor: Gerald R. Fink

James Wilhelm

Associate Professor
University of California, San Diego
La Jolla, California
jwilhelm@ucsd.edu
Award Sponsor: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Postdoc Mentor: Allan Spradling

Spencer Williams

Faculty Member
University of Melbourne
Parkville, Victoria Australia
sjwill@unimelb.edu.au
Award Sponsor: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Postdoc Mentor: Carolyn R. Bertozzi

Xuelin Wu

Assistant Professor of Molecular and Computational Biology
University of Southern California
Los Angeles, California
xuelinwu@usc.edu
Award Sponsor: DOE-Energy Biosciences
Postdoc Mentor: Detlef Weigel

2000

Purnima Bhanot

Associate Professor
University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
Newark, New Jersey
bhanotpu@njms.rutger.edu
Award Sponsor: Golden Family Foundation (The)
Postdoc Mentor: Victor Nussenzweig

Christina Bowers

Science Teacher and Science Department Chair
Meridian World School
Round Rock, Texas
Award Sponsor: DOE-Energy Biosciences
Postdoc Mentor: Thomas Silhavy

Ryan B. Case

Senior Scientist
Amgen
South San Francisco, California
Award Sponsor: Burroughs Welcome Fund (The)
Postdoc Mentor: Carlos Bustamante

Sunghoe Chang

Faculty Member
Kwangju Inst. of Science & Technology
Kwang-ju, Korea
Award Sponsor: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Postdoc Mentor: Pietro De Camilli

Su L. Chiang

Alliance Manager
CARB-X
Boston, Massachusetts
Award Sponsor: Burroughs Welcome Fund (The)
Postdoc Mentor: Eric Rubin

Seth J. Davis

Group Leader
Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research
Koeln, Germany
davis@mpiz-koeln.mpg.de
Award Sponsor: DOE-Energy Biosciences
Postdoc Mentor: Andrew J. Millar

Douglas J. Guarnieri

Associate Research Scientist, Molecular Psychiatry
Yale University
New Haven, Connecticut
douglas.guarnieri@yale.edu
Award Sponsor: Burroughs Welcome Fund (The)
Postdoc Mentor: Ulrike Heberlein

Elizabeth Haswell

Assistant Professor
Washington University
St. Louis, Missouri
ehaswell@wustl.edu
Award Sponsor: DOE-Energy Biosciences
Postdoc Mentor: Elliot Meyerowitz

Julia Kubanek

Assistant Professor
Georgia Tech
Atlanta, Georgia
julia.kubanek@biology.gatech.edu
Award Sponsor: O’Donnell
Postdoc Mentor: Daniel G. Baden

David H. Lee

Executive Director
Mersana Therapeutics
Cambridge, Massachusetts
Award Sponsor: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Postdoc Mentor: Peter S. Kim

Kristi Lieberman

Award Sponsor: GlaxoSmithKline
Postdoc Mentor: Kevan M. Shokat

Lawrence Lum

Senior Director, Discovery Biology
Loxo Oncology at Lilly
So. San Francisco, California
llum@loxooncology.com
Award Sponsor: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Postdoc Mentor: Philip Beachy

Coleen Murphy

Professor
Princeton University
Princeton, New Jersey
ctmurphy@princeton.edu
Award Sponsor: Bristol-Myers Squibb Pharmaceutical Research Institute
Postdoc Mentor: Cynthia Kenyon

Yosef Refaeli

Associate Professor
University of Colorado, Denver
Aurora, Colorado
yosef.refaeli@ucdenver.edu
Award Sponsor: Merck Research Laboratories
Postdoc Mentor: J. Michael Bishop

Aravinthan Samuel

Assistant Professorof Physics
Harvard University
Cambridge, Massachusetts
Samuel@physics.harvard.edu
Award Sponsor: Amgen
Postdoc Mentor: Venkatesh N. Murthy

Garth Simpson

Associate Professor
Purdue University
West Lafayette, Indiana
gsimpson@purdue.edu
Award Sponsor: Pfizer Global Research and Development
Postdoc Mentor: Richard N. Zare

Yunde Zhao

Assistant Professor, Division of Biological Sciences
University of California, San Diego
La Jolla, California
yzhao@biomail.ucsd.edu
Award Sponsor: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Postdoc Mentor: Joanne Chory

1999

Seth Blackshaw

Professor
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Baltimore, Maryland
sblack@jhmi.edu Award Sponsor: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Postdoc Mentor: Constance L. Cepko

Gabriel Fenteany

Research Scientist
New York City Health and Hospitals
New York, New York
fenteang@nycchc.org
Award Sponsor: GlaxoSmithKline
Postdoc Mentor: Paul A. Janmey

Erin Gaynor

Assistant Professor
University of British Columbia
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
egaynor@interchange.ubc.ca
Award Sponsor: Schering-Plough Foundation
Postdoc Mentor: Stanley Falkow

Chau Huynh

Associate Research Scientist
Yale University
New Haven, Connecticut
chau.huynh@yale.edu
Award Sponsor: Burroughs Welcome Fund (The)
Postdoc Mentor: Norma Andrews

Artyom Kopp

Associate Professor of Evolution and Ecology (Div. Bio. Sci.)
University of California, Davis
Davis, California
akopp@ucdavis.edu
Award Sponsor: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Postdoc Mentor: Sean B. Carroll

David Mackey

Associate Professor
Ohio State University
Columbus, Ohio
mackey.86@osu.edu
Award Sponsor: DOE-Energy Biosciences
Postdoc Mentor: Jeff Dangl

Barton H. Manning

Senior Director, Neuroscience/Pain
Grünenthal Group
Boston, Massachusetts
Award Sponsor: Merck Research Laboratories
Postdoc Mentor: Howard L. Fields

Timothy A. McKinsey

Associate Professor
University of Colorado, Denver
Aurora, Colorado
timothy.mckinsey@ucdenver.edu
Award Sponsor: Pfizer Global Research and Development
Postdoc Mentor: Eric N. Olson

Sean Palacek

Assistant Professor
University of Wisconsin, Madison
Madison, Wisconsin
palecek@engr.wisc.edu
Award Sponsor: Amgen
Postdoc Mentor: Stephen J. Kron

Peter Z. Qin

Assistant Professor
University of Southern California
Los Angeles, California
pzq@usc.edu
Award Sponsor: E.l. du Pont de Nemours and Company
Postdoc Mentor: Wayne L. Hubbell

Kristin Scott

Associate Professor of Genetics, Genomics and Development
University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, California
kscott@berkeley.edu
Award Sponsor: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Postdoc Mentor: Richard Axel

Peri Tate

Staff Scientist
Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Cambridge, England United Kingdom
pht@sanger.ac.uk
Award Sponsor: Burroughs Welcome Fund (The)
Postdoc Mentor: William Skarnes

Jingdong Tian

Founder and CEO
General Biosystems, Inc.
Morrisville, North Carolina
Award Sponsor: Hoffmann-La Roche Inc.
Postdoc Mentor: Joan Ruderman

Lena H. Ting

Associate Professor
Emory University and Georgia Institute of Technology
Atlanta, Georgia
lting@emory.edu
Award Sponsor: O’Donnell
Postdoc Mentor: Jane Macpherson

Erik W. Vollbrecht

Assistant Professor
Iowa State University
Ames, Iowa
vollbrec@iastate.edu
Award Sponsor: DOE-Energy Biosciences
Postdoc Mentor: Robert Martienssen

Gregory M. York

Patent Agent
Pearne & Gordon Llp
Cleveland, Ohio
gyork@pearne.com
Award Sponsor: DOE-Energy Biosciences
Postdoc Mentor: Anthony Sinskey

1998

J. Andy Berglund

Associate Professor
University of Oregon
Eugene, Oregon
aberglund@molbio.uoregon.edu
Award Sponsor: Burroughs Welcome Fund (The)
Postdoc Mentor: Steve Schultz

Michele A. Cleary

Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Mark Foundation for Cancer Research
New York, New York
mcleary@themarkfoundation.org
Award Sponsor: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Postdoc Mentor: Shirley M. Tilghman

Joann Conner

Faculty Member
University of Georgia
Tifton, Georgia
jconner@uga.edu
Award Sponsor: DOE-Energy Biosciences
Postdoc Mentor: Zhongchi Liu

Matthew Dalva

Associate Professor
Thomas Jefferson University
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
matthew.dalva@jefferson.edu
Award Sponsor: Chiron Technologies
Postdoc Mentor: Michael E. Greenberg

Enrique M. De La Cruz

Associate Professor
Yale University
New Haven, Connecticut
enrique.delacruz@yale.edu
Award Sponsor: Burroughs Welcome Fund (The)
Postdoc Mentor: H. Lee Sweeney

Stig K. Hansen

Co-founder and Vice President of Biology
Carmot Therapeutics, Inc.
San Francisco, California
shansen@carmot.us
Award Sponsor: Novartis
Postdoc Mentor: Tito Serafini

Amanda Hayward

Venture Partner
Connecticut Innovations
Rocky Hill, Connecticut
amanda.hayward@ctinnovations.com
Award Sponsor: Bristol-Myers Squibb Pharmaceutical Research Institute
Postdoc Mentor: Mark Mooseker

Kenneth Keiler

Associate Professor
Pennsylvania State University
University Park, Pennsylvania
kkeiler@psu.edu
Award Sponsor: DOE-Energy Biosciences
Postdoc Mentor: Lucy Shapiro

Mary Ellen Lane

Associate Dean, GSBS Curriculum and Academic Affairs
University of Massachusetts Medical School
Worcester, Massachusetts
maryellen.lane@umassmed.edu
Award Sponsor: Burroughs Welcome Fund (The)
Postdoc Mentor: Hazel Sive

Chi-Hon Lee

Investigator
NICHHD/NIH
Bethesda, Maryland
leechih@mail.nih.gov
Award Sponsor: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Postdoc Mentor: S. Lawrence Zipursky

John MacMicking

Assistant Professor
Yale University School of Medicine
New Haven, Connecticut
john.macmicking@yale.edu
Award Sponsor: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Postdoc Mentor: Yongwen C. Choi

Charles Perou

Professor
UNC – Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
cperou@med.unc.edu
Award Sponsor: GlaxoSmithKline
Postdoc Mentor: David Botstein

Elizabeth Rogers

Assistant Professor
University of Missouri
Columbia, Missouri
rogersee@missouri.edu
Award Sponsor: DOE-Energy Biosciences
Postdoc Mentor: Mary Lou Guerinot

Catherine K. Smith

Director – Biology, External Basic Research
Merck Research Laboratories
Rahway, New Jersey
Award Sponsor: Pfizer Global Research and Development
Postdoc Mentor: Robert T. Sauer

Kyle Vogan

Senior Editor
Nature Genetics
New York, New York
k.vogan@boston.nature.com
Award Sponsor: Genetics Institute, Inc.
Postdoc Mentor: Clifford J. Tabin

Coran Watanabe

Associate Professor
Texas A&M University
College Station, Texas
watanabe@chem.tamu.edu
Award Sponsor: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Postdoc Mentor: Peter G. Schultz

James A. Wingrove

Director of Research
CardioDx
Palo Alto, California
jwingrove@cardiodx.com
Award Sponsor: Abbott
Postdoc Mentor: Patrick H. O’Farrell

1997

Jimo Borjigin

Assistant Professor of Physiology
University of Michigan School of Medicine
Ann Arbor, Michigan
borjigin@umich.edu
Award Sponsor: Merck Research Laboratories
Postdoc Mentor: Allan Spradling

Karen Century

Senior Scientist
Mendel Biotechnology
Hayward, California
kcentury@mendelbio.com
Award Sponsor: DOE-Energy Biosciences
Postdoc Mentor: Maureen Whalen

Shubhik DebBurman

Associate Professor of Biology
Lake Forest College
Lake Forest, Illinois
debburman@lakeforest.edu
Award Sponsor: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Postdoc Mentor: Susan Lindquist

Marilyn Diaz

Principal Investigator
NIEHS/NIH
Research Triangle Park, North Carolina
diaz@niehs.nih.gov
Award Sponsor: Burroughs Welcome Fund (The)
Postdoc Mentor: Martin Flajnik

Andrew Dittman

Fishery Biologist
National Marine Fisheries Service
Seattle, Washington
andy.dittman@noaa.gov
Award Sponsor: Burroughs Welcome Fund (The)
Postdoc Mentor: John Ngai

Jay Gulledge

Senior Scientist and Program Manager for Science and Impacts
Pew Center for Global Climate Change
Arlington, Virginia
gulledgej@pewclimate.org
Award Sponsor: DOE-Energy Biosciences
Postdoc Mentor: Colleen Cavanaugh

Michele A. Kercher

Award Sponsor: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Postdoc Mentor: Paul B. Sigler

Philip A. Leighton

Director of Molecular Biology
Crystal Bioscience
Emeryville, California
info@crystalbioscience.com
Award Sponsor: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Postdoc Mentor: Marc Tessier-Lavigne

David Pan

Programme Manager
Medical Research Council
Swindon, Wiltshire United Kingdom
david.pan@headoffice.mrc.ac.uk
Award Sponsor: Lilly Research Laboratories
Postdoc Mentor: John B. Ohlrogge

Jeannine Petersen

Senior Researcher
CDC – National Center for Emerging & Zoonotic Infectious Diseases
Atlanta, Georgia
nzp0@cdc.gov
Award Sponsor: Burroughs Welcome Fund (The)
Postdoc Mentor: James E. Dahlberg

Edward Schmidt

Assistant Professor
Montana State University
Bozeman, Montana
eschmidt@montana.edu
Award Sponsor: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Postdoc Mentor: Mario R. Capecchi

Allen Sessions

Senior Group Leader for Crop Genetics
BASF Seeds
Research Triangle Park, North Carolina
Award Sponsor: DOE-Energy Biosciences
Postdoc Mentor: Marty Yanofsky

Tae Ho Shin

Award Sponsor: Schering-Plough Foundation
Postdoc Mentor: Craig C. Mello

Ranabir SinhaRoy

Vice President
Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Basking Ridge, New Jersey
ranabirsinharoy@regeneron.com
Award Sponsor: Parke Davis/Warner-Lambert Company
Postdoc Mentor: Christopher T. Walsh

Greg Smith

Professor
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Chicago, Illinois
g-smith3@northwestern.edu
Award Sponsor: Lilly Research Laboratories
Postdoc Mentor: Lynn W. Enquist

Deborah Yelon

Professor
University of California, San Diego
La Jolla, California
dyelon@ucsd.edu
Award Sponsor: Amgen
Postdoc Mentor: Didier Y.R. Stainier

1996

Daina Z. Avizonis

Faculty Member
McGill University
Montreal, Quebec Canada
daina.avizonis@mcgill.ca
Award Sponsor: Merck Research Laboratories
Postdoc Mentor: Tracy M. Handel

Michael Brainard

Professor
University of California, San Francisco
San Francisco, California
msb@phy.ucsf.edu
Award Sponsor: Burroughs Welcome Fund (The)
Postdoc Mentor: Allison Doupe

Miriam Braunstein

Assistant Professor
University of North Carolina
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
braunste@med.unc.edu
Award Sponsor: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Postdoc Mentor: William R. Jacobs, Jr.

Yuh Min Chook

Professor
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, Texas
yuhmin.chook@utsouthwestern.edu
Award Sponsor: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Postdoc Mentor: William N. Lipscomb

Karen Frank

Assistant Professor
The University of Chicago
Chicago, Illinois
kfrank@uchicago.edu
Award Sponsor: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Postdoc Mentor: Frederick W. Alt

Jenny Gumperz

Professor
University of Wisconsin Medical School
Madison, Wisconsin
jegumperz@wisc.edu
Award Sponsor: Burroughs Welcome Fund (The)
Postdoc Mentor: Michael B. Brenner

Jacqueline Heard

Venture Capital Principal
Anterra Capital and CEO, Enko Chem, Inc.
Boston, Massachusetts
jacqueline.heard@sloan.mit.edu
Award Sponsor: DOE-Energy Biosciences
Postdoc Mentor: Frederick Ausubel

Mariana J. Kaplan

Assistant Professor
University of Michigan Medical School
Ann Arbor, Michigan
makaplan@umich.edu
Award Sponsor: Amgen
Postdoc Mentor: Bruce C. Richardson

Andrew P. Kloek

Research Scientist
BioMedical Insights, Inc.
San Francisco, California
apk@bio-insights.com
Award Sponsor: DOE-Energy Biosciences
Postdoc Mentor: Barbara N. Kunkel

Jennifer Kuzma

Faculty Member
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, Minnesota
kuzma007@umn.edu
Award Sponsor: DOE-Energy Biosciences
Postdoc Mentor: Nam Hai-Chua

Bin Liu

Professor
University of California – San Francisco
San Francisco, California
liub@anesthesia.ucsf.edu
Award Sponsor: GlaxoSmithKline
Postdoc Mentor: Kari Connolly

Cordelia Rauskolb

Assistant Research Professor
Rutgers University
Piscataway, New Jersey
rauskolb@waksman.rutgers.edu
Award Sponsor: Foundation for Advanced Cancer Studies
Postdoc Mentor: Thomas Vogt

Jack Taunton

Investigator and Professor
HHMI/University of California, San Francisco
San Francisco, California
taunton@cmp.ucsf.edu
Award Sponsor: Amgen
Postdoc Mentor: Timothy J. Mitchison

Michael S. Vincent

Senior Vice President and Chief Scientific Officer
Pfizer, Inc.
Groton, Connecticut
michael.vincent@pfizer.com
Award Sponsor: Parke Davis/Warner-Lambert Company
Postdoc Mentor: Ralph C. Budd

Joseph E. Wedekind

Associate Professor
University of Rochester
Rochester, New York
joseph.wedekind@rochester.edu
Award Sponsor: Burroughs Welcome Fund (The)
Postdoc Mentor: David B. McKay

Ramin Yadegari

Associate Professor
University of Arizona
Tucson, Arizona
yadegari@ag.arizona.edu
Award Sponsor: DOE-Energy Biosciences
Postdoc Mentor: Robert L. Fischer

Zhong Zhong

Vice President – Gene Therapy
Generation Bio
Cambridge, Massachusetts
Award Sponsor: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Postdoc Mentor: Richard Axel

1995

Brian M. Cali

Vice President, Program Management
Ironwood
Cambridge, Massachusetts
bcali@ironwoodpharma.com
Award Sponsor: Chiron Technologies
Postdoc Mentor: Gerald R. Fink

Yang Dan

Investigator and Professor
HHMI/University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, California
ydan@berkeley.edu
Award Sponsor: Schering-Plough Foundation
Postdoc Mentor: R. Clay Reid

S.P. Dinesh-Kumar

Professor
UC Davis Genome Center
Davis, California
spdineshkumar@ucdavis.edu
Award Sponsor: DOE-Energy Biosciences
Postdoc Mentor: Barbara Baker

Maria J. Donoghue

Associate Professor
Georgetown University
Washington, District of Columbia
mjv23@georgetown.edu
Award Sponsor: Genentech, Inc.
Postdoc Mentor: Pasko Rakic

Wei Gu

Professor
Columbia University
New York, New York
wg8@columbia.edu
Award Sponsor: Foundation for Advanced Cancer Studies
Postdoc Mentor: Robert G. Roeder

Patricia C. Hidalgo

Faculty Member
Abteilung Neurophysiology
Hannover, Germany
hidalgo.patricia@mh-hannover.de
Award Sponsor: Bristol-Myers Squibb Pharmaceutical Research Institute
Postdoc Mentor: Gerhard Wagner

Andrew Millar

Reader
University of Warwick
Coventry, United Kingdom
Andrew.Millar@ed.ac.uk
Award Sponsor: DOE-Energy Biosciences
Postdoc Mentor: Gene D. Block

Cynthia L. Phillips

Award Sponsor: Burroughs Welcome Fund (The)
Postdoc Mentor: Richard G. Brennan

Shmuel Pietrokovski

Associate Professor
Weizmann Institute of Science
Rehovot, Israel
shmuel.pietrokovski@weizmann.ac.il
Award Sponsor: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Postdoc Mentor: Steven Henikoff

Zuwei Qian

Associate Director, Asia Pacific Scientific Affairs Specialist
Pacific Biosciences
Menlo Park, California
zuweiqian@yahoo.com
Award Sponsor: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Postdoc Mentor: Michael Rosbash

Ramakrishnan Ranganathan

Professor
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, Texas
rama.ranganathan@utsouthwestern.edu
Award Sponsor: Burroughs Welcome Fund (The)
Postdoc Mentor: Roderick MacKinnon

Daniel C. Thomis

Principal Scientist
UCB Research, Inc.
Cambridge, Massachusetts
daniel.thomis@ucb.com
Award Sponsor: SmithKline Beecham
Postdoc Mentor: Leslie J. Berg

1994

Hank Bass

Associate Professor
Florida State University
Tallahassee, Florida
bass@bio.fsu.edu
Award Sponsor: DOE-Energy Biosciences
Postdoc Mentor: W. Zacheus Cande

Kevin Lee

Chief Scientific Officer
Grace Science Foundation
New York, New York
kevin@gracescience.org
Award Sponsor: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Postdoc Mentor: Thomas M. Jessell

Kyung Lee

Principal Investigator
National Cancer Institute/NIH
Bethesda, Maryland
kyunglee@mail.nih.gov
Award Sponsor: Amgen
Postdoc Mentor: Raymond L. Erikson

Kai Lin (Deceased)

Award Sponsor: Burroughs Welcome Fund (The)
Postdoc Mentor: Robert J. Fletterick

Krishna Niyogi

Principal Investigator
University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, California
niyogi@berkeley.edu
Award Sponsor: DOE-Energy Biosciences
Postdoc Mentor: Arthur R. Grossman

Garth Patterson

Award Sponsor: Amersham Life Science Inc./United States Biochemical Corp.
Postdoc Mentor: Gary Ruvkun

Bruce H. Reed

Assistant Professor
University of Waterloo
Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
reed@sciborg.uwaterloo.ca
Award Sponsor: Foundation for Advanced Cancer Studies
Postdoc Mentor: Terry Orr-Weaver

Ton Schumacher

Faculty Member
The Netherlands Cancer Institute
Amsterdam, Netherlands
t.schumacher@nki.nl
Award Sponsor: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Postdoc Mentor: Peter S. Kim

Helen Sink

Award Sponsor: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Postdoc Mentor: Corey S. Goodman

Tracy Smith-Leiker

Senior Lecturer
University of Wisconsin – Green Bay
Green Bay, Wisconsin
smithlet@uwgb.edu
Award Sponsor: Burroughs Welcome Fund (The)
Postdoc Mentor: Lynn Cooley

Meera Sundaram

Associate Professor
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
sundaram@mail.med.upenn.edu
Award Sponsor: Boehringer Mannheim Diagnostics
Postdoc Mentor: Min Han

Sheila Thomas

Assistant Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School/Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Ctr
Boston, Massachusetts
sthomas@fas.harvard.edu
Award Sponsor: Merck Research Laboratories
Postdoc Mentor: Philippe Soriano

Koen Visscher

Associate Professor
University of Arizona
Tucson, Arizona
visscher@physics.arizona.edu
Award Sponsor: Burroughs Welcome Fund (The)
Postdoc Mentor: Steven M. Block

David Weiss

Associate Professor
University of Iowa
Iowa City, Iowa
david-weiss@uiowa.edu
Award Sponsor: DOE-Energy Biosciences
Postdoc Mentor: Jonathan Beckwith

Kaoru Yoshida

Member
Sony CSL (Computer Science Laboratories, inc.)
Tokyo, Japan
kaoru@csl.sony.co.jp
Award Sponsor: GlaxoSmithKline
Postdoc Mentor: Daniel E. Koshland, Jr.

Jian-Kang Zhu

Faculty Member
Purdue University
West Lafayette, Indiana
jkzhu@purdue.edu
Award Sponsor: DOE-Energy Biosciences
Postdoc Mentor: Nam-Hai Chua

1993

Ralph Adolphs

Professorof Psychology and Neuroscience
California Institute of Technology
Pasadena, California
radolphs@hss.caltech.edu
Award Sponsor: Burroughs Welcome Fund (The)
Postdoc Mentor: Antonio R. Damasio

David Amberg

Professor
SUNY Upstate Medical University
Syracuse, New York
ambergd@upstate.edu
Award Sponsor: GlaxoSmithKline
Postdoc Mentor: David Botstein

Paul Blount

Professor
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, Texas
paul.blount@utsouthwestern.edu
Award Sponsor: DOE-Energy Biosciences
Postdoc Mentor: Ching Kung

David Lerner

President
Biotechnology Calendar, Inc.
Grass Valley, California
drlerner@biotech-calendar.com
Award Sponsor: DOE-Energy Biosciences
Postdoc Mentor: Robert J. Schmidt

Fenyong Liu

Professor
University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, California
liu_fy@berkeley.edu
Award Sponsor: Parke Davis/Warner-Lambert Company
Postdoc Mentor: Sidney Altman

Peter Margolis

Contract Medical Writer
Redwood City, California
Award Sponsor: DOE-Energy Biosciences
Postdoc Mentor: Charles Yanofsky

Edmund (Ted) Powers

Associate Professor
University of California, Davis
Davis, California
tpowers@ucdavis.edu
Award Sponsor: Burroughs Welcome Fund (The)
Postdoc Mentor: Peter Walter

Mani Ramaswami

Professor
Trinity College Dublin
Dublin, Ireland
ramaswam@tcd.ie
Award Sponsor: Hoffmann-La Roche Inc.
Postdoc Mentor: Regis B. Kelly

Ilaria Rebay

Professor
University of Chicago
Chicago, Illinois
irebay@uchicago.edu
Award Sponsor: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Postdoc Mentor: Gerald M. Rubin

George Serbedzija

Director, Business Development
Unitio – T1D Exchange
Boston, Massachusetts
gserbed@comcast.net
Award Sponsor: Foundation for Advanced Cancer Studies
Postdoc Mentor: Andrew P. McMahon

D. Barry Starr

Director, Scientific Communications Ancestry
San Francisco, California
Award Sponsor: Sterling-Winthrop
Postdoc Mentor: Keith Yamamoto

Randall M. Story

Award Sponsor: Amgen
Postdoc Mentor: John Abelson

Lori Sussel

Associate Professor
Columbia University
New York, New York
lgs2@columbia.edu
Award Sponsor: Burroughs Welcome Fund (The)
Postdoc Mentor: Barbara J. Meyer

Phillip Zamore

Professorand Investigator
University of Massachusetts Medical School – HHMI
Worcester, Massachusetts
phillip.zamore@umassmed.edu
Award Sponsor: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Postdoc Mentor: Ruth Lehmann

1992

Eric Baehrecke

Associate Professor
University of Massachusetts Medical School
Worcester, Massachusetts
eric.baehrecke@umassmed.edu
Award Sponsor: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Postdoc Mentor: Carl S. Thummel

Jenifer Coburn

Professor of Medicine
Medical College of Wisconsin
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
jcoburn@mcw.edu
Award Sponsor: Genentech, Inc.
Postdoc Mentor: John M. Leong

Kathleen Collins

Professor
University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, California
kcollins@berkeley.edu
Award Sponsor: Burroughs Welcome Fund (The)
Postdoc Mentor: Carol Greider

Scott Ensign

Associate Professor
Utah State University
Logan, Utah
ensigns@cc.usu.edu
Award Sponsor: DOE-Energy Biosciences
Postdoc Mentor: Daniel J. Arp

Caroline Goutte

Chair, Department of Biology Professor of Biology and Biochemistry & Biophysics
Amherst College
Amherst, Massachusetts
cegoutte@amherst.edu
Award Sponsor: Schering-Plough Foundation
Postdoc Mentor: James R. Priess

Sandra Harris

Faculty Member
Morphochem Aktiengesellschaft für kombinatorische Chemie
Munich, Germany
sandra.harris@morphochem.com
Award Sponsor: Burroughs Welcome Fund (The)
Postdoc Mentor: Pamela Silver

Paul Kaufman

Professor
University of Massachusetts Medical School
Worcester, Massachusetts
paul.kaufman1@umassmed.edu
Award Sponsor: GlaxoSmithKline
Postdoc Mentor: Bruce Stillman

Cynthia Lincoln

Award Sponsor: Pfizer Global Research and Development
Postdoc Mentor: Sarah Hake

Robert J. Mourey

Medical Science Liason – Dermatology
Eli Lilly and Company
Kenmore, Washington
robertmourey@sbcglobal.net
Award Sponsor: Bristol-Myers Squibb Pharmaceutical Research Institute
Postdoc Mentor: Jack E. Dixon

Erica Pascal

Associate – Patent Litigation
DLA Piper
San Diego, California
erica.pascal@dlapiper.com
Award Sponsor: DOE-Energy Biosciences
Postdoc Mentor: Sondra Lazarowitz

William Schafer

Programme Leader
MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology
Cambridge, England United Kingdom
wschafer@mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk
Award Sponsor: Abbott
Postdoc Mentor: Cynthia Kenyon

Mark Shlomchik

Professor
Yale University School of Medicine
New Haven, Connecticut
mark.shlomchik@yale.edu
Award Sponsor: Parke Davis/Warner-Lambert Company
Postdoc Mentor: Martin Weigert

Kevan Shokat

Professor and Investigator
University of California, San Francisco – HHMI
San Francisco, California
Kevan.Shokat@ucsf.edu
Award Sponsor: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Postdoc Mentor: Christopher Goodnow

Scott Strobel

Professor
Yale University
New Haven, Connecticut
scott.strobel@yale.edu
Award Sponsor: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Postdoc Mentor: Thomas R. Cech

Michael Wiener

Professor
University of Virginia
Charlottesville, Virginia
mwiener@virginia.edu
Award Sponsor: Johnson & Johnson
Postdoc Mentor: Robert M. Stroud

1991

Eric Alani

Professor of Genetics
Cornell University
Ithaca, New York
eea3@cornell.edu
Award Sponsor: Merck Research Laboratories
Postdoc Mentor: Richard D. Kolodner

Douglas Cook

Professor
University of California, Davis
Davis, California
drcook@ucdavis.edu
Award Sponsor: DOE-Energy Biosciences
Postdoc Mentor: Nina Fedoroff

Betsy Ferguson

Research Assistant Professor
Oregon Health Sciences University
Portland, Oregon
fergusob@ohsu.edu
Award Sponsor: Burroughs Welcome Fund (The)
Postdoc Mentor: Dale Kaiser

Tony Ip

Professor
University of Massachusetts Medical School
Worcester, Massachusetts
Tony.Ip@umassmed.edu
Award Sponsor: Hoffmann-La Roche Inc.
Postdoc Mentor: Michael Levine

Mike Koval

Associate Professor of Medicine & Cell Biology
Emory University School of Medicine
Atlanta, Georgia
mhkoval@emory.edu
Award Sponsor: Amgen
Postdoc Mentor: Philip D. Stahl

Zhongchi Liu

Professor
University of Maryland
College Park, Maryland
zliu@umd.edu
Award Sponsor: DOE-Energy Biosciences
Postdoc Mentor: Elliot M. Meyerowitz

Neal Lue

Professor
Weill Medical College of Cornell University
New York, New York
nflue@med.cornell.edu
Award Sponsor: Life Technologies, Inc.
Postdoc Mentor: James C. Wang

Anne-Francis Miller

Professor
University of Kentucky
Lexington, Kentucky
afm@uky.edu
Award Sponsor: Bristol-Myers Squibb Pharmaceutical Research Institute
Postdoc Mentor: A.G. Redfield

Melissa Pessin

Chair
Mt. Sinai School of Medicine
New York, New York
pessinm@mskcc.org
Award Sponsor: Sanofi Winthrop
Postdoc Mentor: Paul Greengard

Jason Reed

Associate Professor
University of North Carolina
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
jreed@email.unc.edu
Award Sponsor: DOE-Energy Biosciences
Postdoc Mentor: Joanne Chory

Lesilee Simpson Rose

Professor
University of California, Davis
Davis, California
lsrose@ucdavis.edu
Award Sponsor: Burroughs Welcome Fund (The)
Postdoc Mentor: Kenneth J. Kemphues

Daniel Voytas

Principal Investigator
University of Minnesota
St. Paul, Minnesota
voytas@umn.edu
Award Sponsor: Genentech, Inc.
Postdoc Mentor: Jef D. Boeke

Hua Xu

Award Sponsor: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Postdoc Mentor: Dan R. Littman

Alan Zahler

Professor
University of California, Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz, California
zahler@biology.ucsc.edu
Award Sponsor: Burroughs Welcome Fund (The)
Postdoc Mentor: Mark Roth

1990

David Baker

Professor
University of Washington and HHMI
Seattle, Washington
dabaker@u.washington.edu
Award Sponsor: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Postdoc Mentor: David Agard

Joy Bergelson

Professor
University of Chicago
Chicago, Illinois
j-bergelson@uchicago.edu
Award Sponsor: Richard Lounsbery Foundation
Postdoc Mentor: Robert May

Miyoung Chun

Executive Program Fellow
UCLA Anderson School of Management
Los Angeles, California
miyoungchun2016@gmail.com
Award Sponsor: Burroughs Welcome Fund (The)
Postdoc Mentor: Harvey F. Lodish

James Erickson

Associate Professor
Texas A&M University
College Station, Texas
jerickson@mail.bio.tamu.edu
Award Sponsor: GlaxoSmithKline
Postdoc Mentor: Thomas W. Cline

Mark Evans

Senior Associate
CSL Behring
King of Prussia, Pennsylvania
evans.mark.mje@gmail.com
Award Sponsor: Kansas Health Foundation
Postdoc Mentor: Michael S. Brown

Peter Jackson

Professor
Stanford University School of Medicine
Stanford, California
pjackson@stanford.edu
Award Sponsor: Merck Research Laboratories
Postdoc Mentor: Marc W. Kirschner

Thale Jarvis

Vice President, Research & Development Crestone, Inc. Director, Technology Development
SomaLogic, Inc.
Boulder, Colorado
tjarvis@somalogic.com
Award Sponsor: Burroughs Welcome Fund (The)
Postdoc Mentor: Karla A. Kirkegaard

Barbara Kunkel

Associate Professor
Washington University
St. Louis, Missouri
kunkel@biology.wustl.edu
Award Sponsor: DOE-Energy Biosciences
Postdoc Mentor: Brian Staskawicz

Catherine Magill

Founder
Magilla Consulting
Palo Alto, California
magill_catherine@yahoo.com
Award Sponsor: Burroughs Welcome Fund (The)
Postdoc Mentor: Douglas A. Melton

Jeffrey R. Mann

Associate Professor
Murdoch Childrens Research Institute
Parkville, Victoria, Australia
jeff.mann@mcri.edu.au
Award Sponsor: Hoffmann-La Roche Inc.
Postdoc Mentor: Colin L. Stewart

Donald Morisato

Faculty Member
The Evergreen State College
Olympia, Washington
donaldm@evergreen.edu
Award Sponsor: E.l. du Pont de Nemours and Company
Postdoc Mentor: Kathryn V. Anderson

Pranhitha Reddy

Founder, Gene to BLA Consulting LLC Senior Consultant
Pharmefex
Seattle, Washington
pranhitha.reddy@pharmefex.com
Award Sponsor: GlaxoSmithKline
Postdoc Mentor: Steven Hahn

Lauren Silverman (Retired)

Award Sponsor: Bristol-Myers Squibb Pharmaceutical Research Institute
Postdoc Mentor: Marilyn D. Resh

Toshiki Watanabe

Associate Professor
The University of Tokyo
Tokyo, Japan
toshi@ori.u-tokyo.ac.jp
Award Sponsor: Burroughs Welcome Fund (The)
Postdoc Mentor: David S. Hogness

William Zagotta

Professor and Investigator
University of Washington School of Medicine
Seattle, Washington
zagotta@u.washington.edu
Award Sponsor: Parke Davis/Warner-Lambert Company
Postdoc Mentor: Richard W. Aldrich

1989

Rohan Baker

Fellow and Head, Ubiquitin Laboratory
Australian National University
Canberra ACT 2601, Australia
Rohan.Baker@anu.edu.au
Award Sponsor: Life Sciences Research Foundation
Postdoc Mentor: Alexander Varshavsky

Ben Barres (Deceased)

Award Sponsor: Schering-Plough Research Institute
Postdoc Mentor: Martin C. Raff

T. Keith Blackwell

Professor of Genetics
Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts
keith.blackwell@joslin.harvard.edu
Award Sponsor: Burroughs Welcome Fund (The)
Postdoc Mentor: Harold Weintraub

James Bowie

Professor
University of California, Los Angeles
Los Angeles, California
bowie@mbi.ucla.edu
Award Sponsor: DOE-Energy Biosciences
Postdoc Mentor: David Eisenberg

David Burke

Professor of Human Genetics
University of Michigan Medical School
Ann Arbor, Michigan
dtburke@umich.edu
Award Sponsor: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Postdoc Mentor: Shirley Tilghman

Xing-Wang Deng

Professor
Yale University
New Haven, Connecticut
xingwang.deng@yale.edu
Award Sponsor: E.l. du Pont de Nemours and Company
Postdoc Mentor: Peter Quail

Paul Ebert

Associate Professor
University of Queensland
Brisbane QLD 4072, Australia
p.ebert@uq.edu.au
Award Sponsor: Monsanto Co.
Postdoc Mentor: John Carlson

Gregory Farber

Health Scientist Administrator
National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, Maryland
farberG@ncrr.nih.gov
Award Sponsor: Richard Lounsbery Foundation
Postdoc Mentor: W. Wallace Cleland

Chang S. Hahn (Deceased)

Award Sponsor: Johnson & Johnson
Postdoc Mentor: Charles M. Rice

David Hale

Associate Professor of Biology
HQ USAFA/DFB
USAF Academy, Colorado
david.hale@usafa.edu
Award Sponsor: Burroughs Welcome Fund (The)
Postdoc Mentor: Eva M. Eicher

Timothy Hoover

Associate Professor of Microbiology
University of Georgia
Athens, Georgia
trhoover@uga.edu
Award Sponsor: Burroughs Welcome Fund (The)
Postdoc Mentor: Sydney Kustu

Joachim Li

Professor
University of California, San Francisco
San Francisco, California
joachim.li@itsa.ucsf.edu
Award Sponsor: Bristol-Myers Squibb Pharmaceutical Research Institute
Postdoc Mentor: Ira Herskowitz

Suzanne Mansour

Associate Professor
University of Utah, Eccles Institute
Salt Lake City, Utah
suzi.mansour@genetics.utah.edu
Award Sponsor: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Postdoc Mentor: Mario R. Capecchi

Denise Roberts

Deputy Director, Administration
CHSL Cancer Center
Cold Spring Harbor, New York
robertsd@cshl.org
Award Sponsor: Hoffmann-La Roche Inc.
Postdoc Mentor: Richard J. Roberts

Scott Selleck

Professor
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, Minnesota
selle011@umn.edu
Award Sponsor: Burroughs Welcome Fund (The)
Postdoc Mentor: Hermann Steller

Colton Smith

Senior Scientist
Geneuity
Maryville, Tennessee
info@geneuity.com
Award Sponsor: GlaxoSmithKline
Postdoc Mentor: Seymour Benzer

Douglas Vollrath

Associate Professor
Stanford School of Medicine
Stanford, California
vollrath@stanford.edu
Award Sponsor: GlaxoSmithKline
Postdoc Mentor: David C. Page

Gerry Waters

Director, Cardiovascular and Metabolism
Novartis Institute for Biomedical Research
Cambridge, Massachusetts
gerry.waters@novartis.com
Award Sponsor: Merck Research Laboratories
Postdoc Mentor: James E. Rothman

William Weis

Professor, Structural Biology
Stanford University School of Medicine
Stanford, California
Bill.Weis@stanford.edu
Award Sponsor: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Postdoc Mentor: Wayne A. Hendrickson

1988

Lynn Corcoran

Professor
The Walter & Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research
Parkville, Victoria, Australia
corcoran@wehi.edu.au
Award Sponsor: GlaxoSmithKline
Postdoc Mentor: David Baltimore

Martha Cyert

Associate Professor
Stanford University
Stanford, California
mcyert@stanford.edu
Award Sponsor: Sanofi Winthrop
Postdoc Mentor: Jeremy Thorner

Allison Doupe (Deceased)

Award Sponsor: Monsanto Co.
Postdoc Mentor: Masakazu Konishi

Benjamin Glick

Professor
The University of Chicago
Chicago, Illinois
bsglick@uchicago.edu
Award Sponsor: Merck Research Laboratories
Postdoc Mentor: Gottfried Schatz

Min Han

Professor
University of Colorado at Boulder
Boulder, Colorado
mhan@colorado.edu
Award Sponsor: Genentech, Inc.
Postdoc Mentor: Paul W. Sternberg

Shigeo Hayashi

Research Scientist
RIKEN
Japan
shayashi@cdb.riken.jp
Award Sponsor: Kansas Health Foundation
Postdoc Mentor: Matthew P. Scott

Alan Michelson

Associate Director for Basic Research, Office of the Director
NIH/NHLBI
Bethesda, Maryland
michelsonam@nhlbi.nih.gov
Award Sponsor: Burroughs Welcome Fund (The)
Postdoc Mentor: Tom Maniatis

John Ngai

Coates Family Professor of Neurosciences
University of California – Berkeley
Berkeley, California
jngai@socrates.berkeley.edu
Award Sponsor: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Postdoc Mentor: Richard Axel

Constance Royden

Associate Professor
College of the Holy Cross
Worcester, Massachusetts
croyden@holycross.edu
Award Sponsor: Burroughs Welcome Fund (The)
Postdoc Mentor: Martin S. Banks

John W. Schmidt

Award Sponsor: Burroughs Welcome Fund (The)
Postdoc Mentor: Joan S. Brugge

Laurie Smith

Associate Professor
University of California, San Diego
La Jolla, California
lsmith@biomail.ucsd.edu
Award Sponsor: Burroughs Welcome Fund (The)
Postdoc Mentor: Irving L. Weissman

1987

Karin Au

Quality Assurance
Scynexis, Inc.
Research Triangle Park, North Carolina
karin.au@scynexis.com
Award Sponsor: Syntex Research
Postdoc Mentor: Paul Modrich

David Blair

Professor
University of Utah
Salt Lake City, Utah
blair@bioscience.utah.edu
Award Sponsor: Burroughs Welcome Fund (The)
Postdoc Mentor: H.C. Berg

William Boyle

President and CSO
VivaMab, LLC
San Diego, California
bboyle@vivamab.com
Award Sponsor: Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Postdoc Mentor: Tony Hunter

Abdul Chaudhury

Director and Chief Scientist
VitaGrain Pte Ltd
Singapore, Singapore
Award Sponsor: Hoffmann-La Roche Inc.
Postdoc Mentor: Ethan R. Signer

Sumana Datta

Professor
Texas A&M University
College Station, Texas
sumad@tamu.edu
Award Sponsor: Monsanto Co.
Postdoc Mentor: Douglas R. Kankel

Jan Erikson

Professor
The Wistar Institute
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
jan@wistar.upenn.edu
Award Sponsor: Genetic Systems Corp
Postdoc Mentor: Mark M. Davis

Frederick Greene

Award Sponsor: Burroughs Welcome Fund (The)
Postdoc Mentor: Wesley W. Weathers

Anthony Ives

Professor
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Madison, Wisconsin
arives@wisc.edu
Award Sponsor: GlaxoSmithKline
Postdoc Mentor: Peter Kareiva

Molly Jahn

Professor
University of Wisconsin
Madison, Wisconsin
mjahn@wisc.edu
Award Sponsor: Burroughs Welcome Fund (The)
Postdoc Mentor: Jack Andy Morris Jackson

Michael Kurilla

Director, Office of Biodefense Research Affairs
NIH/NIAID
Bethesda, Maryland
mk486x@nih.gov
Award Sponsor: Upjohn Co. (The)
Postdoc Mentor: Elliott Kieff

Brian Largent (Deceased)

Award Sponsor: GlaxoSmithKline
Postdoc Mentor: Randall R. Reed

Claudio Pikielny

Associate Professor
Dartmouth Medical School
Hanover, New Hampshire
claudio.pikielny@dartmouth.edu
Award Sponsor: Burroughs Welcome Fund (The)
Postdoc Mentor: Michael Green

Lorraine Pillus

Professor
University of California, San Diego
La Jolla, California
lpillus@ucsd.edu
Award Sponsor: John D. and Catherine T. Mac Arthur Foundation (The)
Postdoc Mentor: Jasper Rine

Andrew Vershon

Principal Investigator
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Piscataway, New Jersey
vershon@waksman.rutgers.edu
Award Sponsor: GlaxoSmithKline
Postdoc Mentor: Alexander D. Johnson

1986

Alison Adams

Associate Professor
Northern Arizona University
Flagstaff, Arizona
alison.adams@nau.edu
Award Sponsor: Burroughs Welcome Fund (The)
Postdoc Mentor: David Botstein

Utpal Banerjee

Professor
University of California, Los Angeles
Los Angeles, California
banerjee@mbi.ucla.edu
Award Sponsor: Burroughs Welcome Fund (The)
Postdoc Mentor: Seymour Benzer

Thomas Chappell

Co-founder and Principal
BioGrammatics, Inc.
Carlsbad, California
tom.chappell@biogrammatics.com
Award Sponsor: Monsanto Co.
Postdoc Mentor: Graham Warren

John Colicelli

Professor
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Los Angeles, California
colicelli@mednet.ucla.edu
Award Sponsor: Schering-Plough Foundation
Postdoc Mentor: Michael Wigler

Michael Hecht

Professor and Associate Chair
Princeton University
Princeton, New Jersey
hecht@princeton.edu
Award Sponsor: Burroughs Welcome Fund (The)
Postdoc Mentor: Jane S. & David C. Richardson

Richard Mann

Professor
Columbia University
New York, New York
rsm10@columbia.edu
Award Sponsor: Society for Developmental Biology
Postdoc Mentor: David Hogness

John Samuelson

Professor
Boston University
Boston, Massachusetts
jsamuels@bu.edu
Award Sponsor: Burroughs Welcome Fund (The)
Postdoc Mentor: Dyann F. Wirth

Barbara Sherry

Professor
North Carolina State University
Raleigh, North Carolina
barbara_sherry@ncsu.edu
Award Sponsor: E.l. du Pont de Nemours and Company
Postdoc Mentor: Bernard N. Fields

1985

Philip Beachy

Professor and Investigator
Stanford University – HHMI
Stanford, California
pbeachy@stanford.edu
Award Sponsor: E.l. du Pont de Nemours and Company
Postdoc Mentor: Peter Lawrence

Gary Greenburg

Program Officer – Science Program
Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation
Palo Alto, California
gary.greenburg@moore.org
Award Sponsor: Abbott
Postdoc Mentor: Gunter Blobel

Thanh Huynh (Retired)

Award Sponsor: Monsanto Co.
Postdoc Mentor: Brian J. Staskawicz

Gerald Joyce

Professor
The Scripps Research Institute
La Jolla, California
gjoyce@scripps.edu
Award Sponsor: Merck Research Laboratories
Postdoc Mentor: Tan Inoue

Carl Mann

Research Director
Centre d’Etudes de Saclay
F-91191 Gif-sur-Yvette, France
carl.mann@cea.fr
Award Sponsor: Burroughs Welcome Fund (The)
Postdoc Mentor: Leland H. Hartwell

Claire Moore

Professor
Tufts University
Boston, Massachusetts
claire.moore@tufts.edu
Award Sponsor: Burroughs Welcome Fund (The)
Postdoc Mentor: Phillip Sharp

Patty Pang

Senior Project Manager
Agilent-SCIEX
Redwood City, California
patty.pang@sciex.com
Award Sponsor: Monsanto Co.
Postdoc Mentor: Elliot M. Meyerowitz

Baruch Rinkevich

Professor
Israel Oceanography and Immunological Research Institute
Haifa, Israel buki@ocean.org.il
Award Sponsor: Lucille P. Markey Charitable Trust
Postdoc Mentor: Irving L. Weissman

Mark Samuels

Associate Professor of Medicine
CHU Sainte-Justine
Montreal, Quebec Canada
mark.e.samuels@umontreal.ca
Award Sponsor: Burroughs Welcome Fund (The)
Postdoc Mentor: Pedro Santamaria

Michael Shuster

Intellectual Property Attorney
Fenwick and West LLP
San Francisco, California
mshuster@fenwick.com
Award Sponsor: Lucille P. Markey Charitable Trust
Postdoc Mentor: Robert Stroud

1984

John E. Anderson

Director, Center for Science and the Public Lecturer, Department of Chemistry & Physics
Jacksonville, Florida
jeanders@unf.edu
Award Sponsor: Burroughs Welcome Fund (The)
Postdoc Mentor: Stephen C. Harrison

Marcia Barinaga (Retired)

Award Sponsor: Burroughs Welcome Fund (The)
Postdoc Mentor: Richard H. Scheller

Eric Barklis

Professor, Molecular Microbiology & Immunology
Oregon Health Sciences University
Portland, Oregon
barklis@ohsu.edu
Award Sponsor: Syntex Research
Postdoc Mentor: Rudolph Jaenisch

George Church

Professor
Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts
gc@harvard.edu
Award Sponsor: Monsanto Co.
Postdoc Mentor: Gail Martin

Susan DeRiemer

Professor, Department of Professional and Medical Education
Nashville, Tennessee
sderiemer@mmc.edu
Award Sponsor: Hoffmann-La Roche Inc.
Postdoc Mentor: Bert Sakmann

Donna M. Fekete

Professor, Department of Biological Sciences
West Lafayette, Indiana
dfekete@purdue.edu
Award Sponsor: GlaxoSmithKline
Postdoc Mentor: Jeremy P. Brockes

Reid C. Johnson

Professor
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Los Angeles, California
rcjohnson@mednet.ucla.edu
Award Sponsor: Hoffmann-La Roche Inc.
Postdoc Mentor: Melvin Simon

Christine Kinnon

Professor of Molecular Immunology
Institute of Child Health
London, England United Kingdom
c.kinnon@ich.ucl.ac.uk
Award Sponsor: Upjohn Co. (The)
Postdoc Mentor: Ellen Rothenberg

Frank Laski

Professor, Dept. of Molecular, Cell and Developmental Biology
Los Angeles, California
laski@mbi.ucla.edu
Award Sponsor: Exxon Education Foundation
Postdoc Mentor: Gerald M. Rubin

Robert Sapolsky

John A. and Cynthia Fry Gunn Professor, Dept. Biological Sciences
Stanford University
Stanford, California
sapolsky@stanford.edu
Award Sponsor: Mathers Charitable Trust
Postdoc Mentor: Wylie Vale

James H. Thomas

Professor
University of Washington
Seattle, Washington
jht@u.washington.edu
Award Sponsor: Monsanto Co.
Postdoc Mentor: H. Robert Horvitz

1983

Susan Amara

Detre Professor and Chair, Neurobiology
University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
amaras@pitt.edu
Award Sponsor: Schering-Plough Foundation
Postdoc Mentor: Joan A. Steitz

Robert Charnas

Senior Director, Regulatory Affairs
Cougar Biotechnology, Inc.
Los Angeles, California
rcharnas@cougarbiotechnology.com
Award Sponsor: Syntex Research
Postdoc Mentor: Jeremy R. Knowles

William H. Cover

Senior Director, Regulatory Affairs
Nkarta, Inc.
South San Francisco, California
Award Sponsor: Pioneer Hi-Bred International Inc.
Postdoc Mentor: Linda L. Randall

Jeannine Durdik

Associate Professor and Dean
University of Arkansas
Fayetteville, Arkansas
jdurdik@uark.edu
Award Sponsor: Dr. Louis Sklarow Memorial Fund (The)
Postdoc Mentor: Erik Selsing

David A. Hodgson

Professor of Bacterial Genetics
University of Warwick
Coventry, United Kingdom
david.hodgson@warwick.ac.uk
Award Sponsor: Merck Research Laboratories
Postdoc Mentor: Dale Kaiser

Maria Kukuruzinska

Professor
Boston University
Boston, Massachusetts
mkukuruz@bu.edu
Award Sponsor: Hoechst-Roussel Pharmaceuticals
Postdoc Mentor: Phillips A. Robbins

Alina C. Lopo

Staff Member
Tarzana Endocrine and Medical Group
Tarzana, California
bones@drlopo.com
Award Sponsor: Monsanto Co.
Postdoc Mentor: John W.B. Hershey

David E. Presti

Faculty in Neurobiology
University of California
Berkeley, California
presti@berkeley.edu
Award Sponsor: Monsanto Co.
Postdoc Mentor: Michael Menaker

Nancy Ratner

Staff Member
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center
Cincinnati, Ohio
nancy.ratner@cchmc.org
Award Sponsor: Burroughs Welcome Fund (The)
Postdoc Mentor: Luis Glaser

Diane R. Rodi

Environmental Safety & Health Representative
Argonne National Laboratory
Lemont, Illinois
drodi@anl.gov
Award Sponsor: Hoffmann-La Roche Inc.
Postdoc Mentor: David Boettiger

Gary Yellen

Professor
Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts
gary_yellen@hms.harvard.edu
Award Sponsor: Hoffmann-La Roche Inc.
Postdoc Mentor: Christopher Miller