Biophysical Society Bulletin | February 2023
Members in the News
Sean Decatur , Kenyon College and Society member since 1993, has been named as the next director of the American Museum of Natural History in New York, beginning in April 2023. Katsumi Matsuzaki , Kyoto University and Society member since 1993, received the Japanese Peptide Society Award for his study on “Mechanisms by which lipids shape and functionalize peptides and proteins.”
Grants & Opportunities Wellcome Discovery Awards This opportunity provides funding for established re searchers and teams from any discipline who want to pursue bold and creative research ideas to deliver signif icant shifts in understanding that could improve human life, health, and well-being. Who can apply: Lead applicant’s host organization must be based in the United Kingdom, Republic of Ireland, or a low- or lower-middle income country (excluding India and mainland China). Deadline: April 11, 2023 Website: https:/wellcome.org/grant-funding/schemes/ discovery-awards
Elsa U. Pardee Foundation Grants This foundation funds research directed toward identi fying new treatments or cures for cancer. Projects are funded for a one-year period, which will allow for the es tablishment of capabilities for new cancer researchers or new cancer approaches by established cancer research ers. Project relevance to cancer detection, treatment, or cure should be clearly identified. Who can apply: Investigators at United States non-profit institutions. Deadline: April 30, 2023 Website: https:/pardeefoundation.org/how-to-apply/
Yang Zheng Biomedical Engineering Department Case Western Reserve University What skill have you learned in your studies that you find useful in other aspects of your life? Frommy studies I learned the skill to objectively and clearly explainmy findings and opinions tomy colleagues and advisors, and I found it extremely useful in communicating withmy family in daily life.
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