The Hartwell Foundation

 

2014 Class of Hartwell Fellows

Memphis, TN, July 1, 2015 - The Hartwell Foundation announced its 2014 class of Hartwell Fellows, which provide funding to US citizens for postdoctoral training in biomedical science at select research institutions in the United States. The Fellowships offer support for two years at $50,000 direct cost per year to support scientists in the early stages of biomedical research careers by enabling them to pursue further specialized training as part of their professional development.

For each Nominee selected for a Hartwell 2014 Individual Biomedical Research Award, the sponsoring participating institution received one Hartwell Fellowship to fund a postdoctoral candidate of their choice that exemplifies the values of the Foundation. With twelve Hartwell Investigators selected in the Class of 2014, the following individuals were designated by their institutions to receive a Hartwell Fellowship:

Boston University

Vincent DiGiacoma, Ph.D.
Biochemistry

Case Western Reserve University

Luke Bury, Ph.D.
Genetics and Genomics Sciences

Cornell University

Timothy Spellman, Ph.D.
Brain and Mind Research Institute

Duke University

Christopher Nelson, Ph.D.
Biomedical Engineering

Johns Hopkins University

Malgorzata Straka, Ph.D.
Psychological and Brain Sciences

Matthew Wolf, Ph.D.
Opthalmology

Northwestern University

Adam Jakus, Ph.D.
Materials Science and Engineering

University of California, Davis

Heather Chapman, Ph.D.
Cell Biology and Human Anatomy

University of California, San Diego

Robert Cooper, Ph.D.
Molecular Biology

University of Michigan

Laurie Svoboda, Ph.D.
Pediatrics

University of Wisconsin-Madison

Scott Canfield, Ph.D.
Chemical and Biological Engineering

Darin Wiesner, Ph.D.
Medical Microbiology and Immunology

The Hartwell Foundation is honored to provide financial support to these outstanding young scientists. Each qualifying institution chose an exceptional individual with high promise in the field of biomedical research. The award will enable the recipient to pursue further specialized training in an area of science that they passionately wish to pursue.

2014 Hartwell Fellow Luke Bury, Ph.D. and mentor Anthony Wynshaw-Boris, MD, Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University

2014 Hartwell Fellow Adam Jakus, Ph.D. and mentor Ramile Shah, Ph.D., Northwestern University

2014 Hartwell Fellow Timothy Spellman, Ph.D. and mentor Conor Liston, Ph.D., Cornell University

2014 Hartwell Fellow Malgorzata Straka, Ph.D. & mentor Shreesh Mysore, Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University

2014 Hartwell Fellow Malgorzata Straka, Ph.D. and mentor Shreesh Mysore, Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University

2014 Hartwell Fellow Matthew Wolf, Ph.D. & mentor Jennifer Elisseeff, Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University

2014 Hartwell Fellow Matthew Wolf, Ph.D. and mentor Jennifer Elisseeff, Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University

2014 Hartwell Fellow Laurie Svoboda, Ph.D. (R) and mentor Elizabeth Lawlor, MD, Ph.D. (L), University of Michigan

2014 Hartwell Fellow Laurie Svoboda, Ph.D. (R) and mentor Elizabeth Lawlor, MD, Ph.D. (L), University of Michigan

2014 Hartwell Fellow Vincent DiGiacoma, Ph.D. (R) and mentor Mikel Garcia-Marcos, Ph.D. (L), Boston University

2014 Hartwell Fellow Vincent DiGiacoma, Ph.D. (R) and mentor Mikel Garcia-Marcos, Ph.D. (L), Boston University

2014 Hartwell Fellow Scott Canfield, Ph.D. (R) and mentor Eric Shusta, Ph.D. (L), University of Wisconsin-Madison

2014 Hartwell Fellow Scott Canfield, Ph.D. (R) and mentor Eric Shusta, Ph.D. (L), University of Wisconsin-Madison

2014 Hartwell Fellow Darin Wiesner, Ph.D. and mentor Bruce S. Klein, MD, University of Wisconsin-Madison

2014 Hartwell Fellow Darin Wiesner, Ph.D. and mentor Bruce S. Klein, MD, University of Wisconsin-Madison

2014 Hartwell Fellow Robert Cooper, Ph.D. and mentor Jeff Hasty, Ph.D., University of California, San Diego

2014 Hartwell Fellow Robert Cooper, Ph.D. and mentor Jeff Hasty, Ph.D., University of California, San Diego

2014 Hartwell Fellow Christopher Nelson, Ph.D. and mentor Charles Gersbach, Ph.D., Duke University

2014 Hartwell Fellow Christopher Nelson, Ph.D. and mentor Charles Gersbach, Ph.D., Duke University

2014 Hartwell Fellow Heather Chapman Ph.D. and her Mentor, Thomas Mark Glaser, MD, Ph.D., UC Davis

2014 Hartwell Fellow Heather Chapman Ph.D. and her Mentor, Thomas Mark Glaser, MD, Ph.D., UC Davis