Keith Gagnon, PhD. Southern Illinois University Talk Title: A ‘Guided’ Tour of an Early Career in RNA and Nucleic Acid Therapeutics Biography: Dr. Keith T. Gagnon earned his Ph.D. from NC State University under the direction of […]Details
The Young Investigator Award recognizes the outstanding achievements and contributions by a professional scientist in the field of oligonucleotide therapeutics who has received his or her doctoral degree within the previous ten years.
The recipient receives:
- $2,000 award
- Complimentary registration to the OTS Annual Meeting
- Formal presentation of the award at the OTS Annual Meeting
- Short talk speaking slot at the OTS Annual Meeting
Required materials include:
-Applicant’s current contact information and affiliation
-Summary of accomplishments (one page or less)
-Current CV (date on which the doctoral degree was awarded must be provided)
-A letter of recommendation, which may be from the nominee’s current colleague(s) or previous mentor(s).
- Be a current member of OTS
- Have received a PhD or MD (or equivalent) within 10 years
- Be an independent academic scientist (rank of at least assistant professor) or a professional industrial scientist
- Be active in research at the time the award is given
- Attend the current year’s Annual Meeting and present a 15 minute short talk on his or her research
- Prior winners are not eligible
Congratulations to the Winner of the OTS Young Investigator Award!
Aurélie Goyenvalle received her PhD in Virology at the University of Paris VII in 2006 from her work at Genethon in France, where she developed an exon-skipping gene therapy strategy for Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) using adeno-associated […]Details
In 2002, Frank completed his undergraduate studies in molecular biology and biochemistry at Marquette University. From 2002-2008, Frank earned his Ph.D. at UCLA in the Biochemistry Department under Harold Martinson. There, he dissected […]Details