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:
Vincent DiGiacoma, Ph.D.
Case Western Reserve University
Luke Bury, Ph.D.
Genetics and Genomics Sciences
Timothy Spellman, Ph.D.
Brain and Mind Research Institute
Christopher Nelson, Ph.D.
Johns Hopkins University
Malgorzata Straka, Ph.D.
Psychological and Brain Sciences
Matthew Wolf, Ph.D.
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.
University of Michigan
Laurie Svoboda, Ph.D.
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. and mentor Shreesh Mysore, 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 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 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 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