The Hartwell Foundation

 

2015 Class of Hartwell Fellows

Memphis, TN, July 1, 2016 - The Hartwell Foundation announced its 2015 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 2015 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 2015, the following individuals were designated by their institutions to receive a Hartwell Fellowship:

Boston University

Matt Kutys, Ph.D.
Biomedical Engineering

Case Western Reserve University

Jon R. Whitney, Ph.D.
Biomedical Engineering

Cornell University

Kathryn Grive, Ph.D.
Biochemistry, Molecular, and Cell Biology

Duke University

Katherine Baldwin, Ph.D.
Cell Biology

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Quy Le, Ph.D.
Clinical Research Division

Northwestern University

Cindy Chiu, Ph.D.
Neurobiology

Iman Sarami, MD
Surgery

University of Pennsylvania

Collin T. Stabler, Ph.D.
Institute for Regenerative Medicine

University of Virginia

Laura A. Gonyar, Ph.D.
Medicine, Infectious Diseases

Charles J. Richardson, Ph.D.
Chemistry

University of Wisconsin-Madison

Abigail Z. Rajala, Ph.D.
Neuroscience

Nathan Wlodarchak, Ph.D.
Medicine

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.

2015 Hartwell Fellow Matt Kutys, Ph.D. (R) and mentor Chris Chen, Ph.D., Boston University

2015 Hartwell Fellow Matt Kutys, Ph.D. (R) and mentor Chris Chen, Ph.D., Boston University

2015 Hartwell Fellow Jon Whitney, Ph.D. (R) and mentor Anant Madabhushi, Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University

2015 Hartwell Fellow Jon Whitney, Ph.D. (R) and mentor Anant Madabhushi, Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University

2015 Hartwell Fellow Kathryn Grive, Ph.D. (L) and mentor Paula Cohen, Ph.D., Cornell University

2015 Hartwell Fellow Kathryn Grive, Ph.D. (L) and mentor Paula Cohen, Ph.D., Cornell University

Katherine Baldwin, Ph.D. (L) and mentor Cagla Eroglu, Ph.D., Duke University

Katherine Baldwin, Ph.D. (L) and mentor Cagla Eroglu, Ph.D., Duke University

Quy Le, Ph.D. (L) and mentor Irwin Bernstein, MD, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Quy Le, Ph.D. (L) and mentor Irwin Bernstein, MD, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Cindy Chiu, Ph.D. and mentor David McLean, Ph.D., Northwestern University

Cindy Chiu, Ph.D. and mentor David McLean, Ph.D., Northwestern University

Iman Sarami, MD (R) and mentor Jason A. Wertheim, MD, Ph.D., Northwestern University

Iman Sarami, MD (R) and mentor Jason A. Wertheim, MD, Ph.D., Northwestern University

Collin  Stabler, Ph.D. (L) and mentor Edward E. Morrisey, Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania

Collin Stabler, Ph.D. (L) and mentor Edward E. Morrisey, Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania

Nathan Wlodarchak, Ph.D. (R) and mentor Robert Striker, MD, Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison

Nathan Wlodarchak, Ph.D. (R) and mentor Robert Striker, MD, Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison

Abigail Rajala, Ph.D. and mentor Walter Block, Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison

Abigail Rajala, Ph.D. and mentor Walter Block, Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison

Charles Richardson, Ph.D. and mentor Andreas Gahlmann,  Ph.D., University of Virginia

Charles Richardson, Ph.D. and mentor Andreas Gahlmann, Ph.D., University of Virginia