2023 Dr. Alan M. Gewirtz Memorial Scholarship – For Graduate Students

December 22nd, 2023|Categories: Dr. Alan M. Gewirtz Memorial Scholarship|

Krystal Johnson, PhD UT Southwestern Medical Center Biography: Krystal joined David Corey’s Lab at UT Southwestern Medical Center (UTSW) to pursue her Ph.D. in 2018 after finishing her B.S. in Biochemistry at UT Austin. She was awarded a NIGMS F31 Diversity Fellowship for her proposed ...

2023 Dr. Alan M. Gewirtz Memorial Scholarship – Postdoctoral Fellows and Junior Industrial Professionals

December 22nd, 2023|Categories: Dr. Alan M. Gewirtz Memorial Scholarship|

Ronald Buijsen, PhD Leiden University Medical Center Biography: Dr. Buijsen has expertise in antisense oligonucleotide (AON) design and optimization in cell models and animal models using a wide variety of molecular, immunohistochemical and

2022 Dr. Alan M. Gewirtz Memorial Scholarship – For Graduate Students

September 19th, 2022|Categories: Dr. Alan M. Gewirtz Memorial Scholarship|

Lucy F. Yang, PhD University of Washington Biography: Lucy F. Yang, PhD received her Bachelor's in Bioengineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in after conducting research under Prof. K. Dane Wittrup and Prof. Scott R. Manalis. She earned her PhD at the ...

2022 Dr. Alan M. Gewirtz Memorial Scholarship – Postdoctoral Fellows and Junior Industrial Professionals

September 19th, 2022|Categories: Dr. Alan M. Gewirtz Memorial Scholarship|

Ronald Buijsen, PhD Leiden University Medical Center Biography: Dr. Buijsen has expertise in antisense oligonucleotide (AON) design and optimization in cell models and animal models using a wide variety of molecular, immunohistochemical and

2021 Dr. Alan M. Gewirtz Memorial Scholarship Award for Postdoctoral Fellows and Junior Industrial Professionals

October 28th, 2021|Categories: Dr. Alan M. Gewirtz Memorial Scholarship|

Kotaro Yoshioka received his PhD in 2016 from Tokyo Medical and Dental University (Japan), where he has developed a unique double-stranded ASO technology, “Heteroduplex oligonucleotide (HDO)” in the laboratory

2021 Dr. Alan M. Gewirtz Memorial Scholarship Award for Graduate Students Winner Mr. Hassan Fakih

October 28th, 2021|Categories: Dr. Alan M. Gewirtz Memorial Scholarship|

Mr. Hassan Fakih Department of Chemistry, McGill University Biography: Hassan obtained his bachelor’s degree in chemistry from the American University of Beirut in 2016. Then, he Joined the Sleiman Lab at the Chemistry department of McGill University to pursue his doctorate degree. His work ...

Annabelle Biscans, PhD, AstraZeneca

August 30th, 2020|Categories: Dr. Alan M. Gewirtz Memorial Scholarship|

Annabelle Biscans, PhD, AstraZeneca Designing New Chemically Engineered siRNAs for Extrahepatic Delivery Biography: Annabelle Biscans obtained her PhD in chemistry from the University of Montpellier (France) in 2015, where her work focused on the chemical synthesis of RNA prodrugs for the development of new therapeutic ...

Chantal M. Ferguson, RNA Therapeutics Institute, University of Massachusetts Medical School

August 30th, 2020|Categories: Dr. Alan M. Gewirtz Memorial Scholarship|

Chantal M. Ferguson, RNA Therapeutics Institute, University of Massachusetts Medical School RNAi modulation of APOE as a potential therapeutic for Alzheimer Disease Biography: Chantal joined the Khvorova Lab in 2017 with an interest in developing new tools to understand and treat neurological disorders. Her thesis ...

2019 Dr. Alan M. Gewirtz Memorial Scholarship Winner: Bruno M.D.C. Godinho, PhD

March 15th, 2019|Categories: Dr. Alan M. Gewirtz Memorial Scholarship|

Bruno M.D.C. Godinho, PhD RNA Therapeutics Institute, UMass Medical School Biography: Bruno Godinho received his PhD in Pharmacy from University College Cork (Ireland) in 2014, where he studied formulation-based approaches for siRNA delivery to the central nervous system (CNS). His work from graduate school ...

2018 Dr. Alan M. Gewirtz Memorial Scholarship Winner: Justine N. deGruyter & Kyle Knouse

March 15th, 2018|Categories: Dr. Alan M. Gewirtz Memorial Scholarship|

Justine N. deGruyter NSF Graduate Research Fellow Baran Laboratory, The Scripps Research Institute Biography: Justine deGruyter is a New Mexico native and received her B. S. in Chemistry from New Mexico State University, where she graduated with highest honors in 2014. Shortly thereafter, Justine ...

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