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Johnson Cancer Research Center

Faculty Award Recipients

Spring 2021

INNOVATIVE RESEARCH AWARDS

(Awarded: $43,000 - Requested: $66,000)

Viktor Chikan, Chemistry ($18,000)
Pulse magnetic field induced drug release from hard silica magnetic rattle cages

Peter Sues, Chemistry ($25,000)
Designing new tools for cancer drug discovery: Iron Olefin metathesis catalysts

LINDERS FAMILY CANCER RESEARCH EXPANSION AWARDS

Stephanie Shames, Biology ($12,500)
Proteasome activator (PA)28ab as a therapeutic target for acute myeloid leukemia

Kalyani Pyaram, Biology ($7,500)
Role of anti-oxidant pathway proteins Keap1 and Nrf2 in anti-tumor effector functions of CD8+ T-cells

CANCER RESEARCH COLLABORATION OF EXCELLENCE AWARD

($50,000/year for two years, totaling $100,000)

Tumor Microenvironment Collaboration
Brad Behnke, Kinesiology, Principal Investigator
(more info coming soon)

Fall 2020

INNOVATIVE RESEARCH AWARDS

(Awarded: $52,500 - Requested: $139,573)  

Zhilong Yang, Biology ($25,000)
A Combination of Asparaginase and Vaccinia Virus Oncolysis for the Treatment of Breast Cancer

Scott Fan, Mechanical & Nuclear Engineering ($25,000)
Metastasis-on-a-Chip: Electro-Microfluidic Manufacturing and 3D Cell Coculture for Colorectal Cancer Liver Metastasis

Alex Tung Memorial IRA for Embryonal Rhabdomysarcoma

Mark Weiss, Anatomy & Physiology ($2,500 for preliminary study)
Using Extracellular Vesicles to Detect Rhabdomyosarcoma: Evaluating Safety and Efficacy

FLOSSIE WEST BREAST CANCER RESEARCH AWARD

(Direct Gift $100,000)

Anna Zolkiewska, Biochemistry & Molecular Biophysics
Immunotherapies for Breast Cancer

 


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