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CMDB faculty member, Xin Chen, to join HHMI investigators this year

CMDB faculty member, Xin Chen, to join HHMI investigators this year
On September 23,2021, Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI), the largest private biomedical research institution in the nation, announced it is investing $300 million in 33 new investigators this year, including Biology/CMDB faculty member, Dr. Xin Chen, for her award-winning research in epigenetics. To learn more visit: https://www.hhmi.org/news/hhmi-invests-300-million-33-new-investigators#chen

CMDB alumnus, Myriam Heiman, awarded NIH Director’s Transformative Research Award (TRA)

CMDB alumnus, Myriam Heiman, awarded NIH Director’s Transformative Research Award (TRA)
CMDB program and Cunningham lab alumnus, Myriam Heiman, among one of the recipients of the 2021 NIH Director’s Transformative Research Award for her project titled, “Identification of TDP-43 Modifiers Through Single-Cell Transcriptional and Epigenomic Dissection of ALS and FTLD-MND”. This prestigious award supports exceptionally innovative or unconventional research projects with the potential to create new […]