2015 Gewirtz Memorial Scholarship Winner: Jana McCaskill, PhD

March 15th, 2015|Categories: Dr. Alan M. Gewirtz Memorial Scholarship|

Jana McCaskill, PhD University of Edinburgh Biography: Jana received her PhD in 2014, working with Nigel McMillan at the University of Queensland Diamantina Institute (Australia). Her doctoral work focused on the development and systemic liposomal delivery of respiratory syncytial virus and Hendra virus targeted siRNAs. ...

2014 Gewirtz Memorial Scholarship Winner: Dale Guenther

March 15th, 2014|Categories: Dr. Alan M. Gewirtz Memorial Scholarship|

Dale Guenther University of Idaho Biography: Dale Guenther is a graduate student at the University of Idaho working under the supervision of Dr. Patrick Hrdlicka. Her graduate research centers on the development of energetically activated duplexes, termed Invader probes, for mixed-sequence recognition of dsDNA. These ...

2013 Gewirtz Memorial Scholarship Winner: Guizhi Zhu, PhD

March 15th, 2013|Categories: Dr. Alan M. Gewirtz Memorial Scholarship|

Guizhi Zhu, PhD University of Florida Biography: Guizhi Zhu received his PhD just this summer from the University of Florida in Gainesville. He is a member of the Tan Research Group (Department of Chemistry, Shands Cancer Center) which focuses mainly on molecular sciences for biomedical ...

2012 Gewirtz Memorial Scholarship Winner: Christopher J. Cheng, PhD

March 15th, 2012|Categories: Dr. Alan M. Gewirtz Memorial Scholarship|

Christopher J. Cheng, PhD Yale University Biography: Christopher Cheng received his Ph.D. in Molecular Biophysics & Biochemistry from Yale University in 2011 researching nanoscale delivery systems for cancer-targeted gene therapy. His research focused on the development of a new class of surface-enhanced polymer nanoparticles ...

2011 Gewirtz Memorial Scholarship Winner: Aurélie Goyenvalle, PhD

March 11th, 2011|Categories: Dr. Alan M. Gewirtz Memorial Scholarship|

Aurélie Goyenvalle, PhD University of Versailles Saint Quentin Talk Title: Preclinical Development of Tricyclo-DNA Antisense Oligonucleotides for the Treatment of Neuromuscular Diseases Biography: Aurélie Goyenvalle received her PhD in Virology at the University of Paris VII in 2006 from her work at Genethon in ...

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