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Gloved hands performing an experiment in Colin Johnson's lab.

Congratulations BB faculty on recent awards to support proposed research

Congratulations to the following faculty members that have been given awards to support their proposed research!

Elisar Barbar in front of shrubbery

Elisar Barbar

Profile picture of Afua Nyarko.

Afua Nyarko

Maria Franco standing in front of the Agriculture & Life Sciences building.

Maca Franco

Profile photo of Patrick Reardon.

Patrick Reardon

Michael Blouin in front of shrubbery

Mike Blouin

SciRIS Stage 1

Four biochemistry and biophysics faculty members received SciRIS Stage 1 awards in 2022! These awards provide $10K in seed funding for high-impact collaborative proposals that build teams, pursue fundamental discoveries, and create societal impact.

Colin Johnson, a man with a red beard.

Colin Johnson


SciRIS-ii was awarded to Colin Johnson to make a zebrafish model for studying Ferlin-6.

The award is to fund “individual faculty who seek to establish or augment research relationships with external partners.”

Adrian Gombart in front of painting

Adrian Gombart

Disease Mechanism and Prevention Fund

The Disease Mechanism and Prevention Fund was awarded to Adrian Gombart to explore roles of the cathelicidin antimicrobial peptide in Alzheimer's.

This award “supports research into the mechanism, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of (human) disease.”

Congratulations to all award winners!