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:
Matt Kutys, Ph.D.
Case Western Reserve University
Jon R. Whitney, Ph.D.
Kathryn Grive, Ph.D.
Biochemistry, Molecular, and Cell Biology
Katherine Baldwin, Ph.D.
John Gounley, Ph.D.
Biomedical Engineering: appointed June 30, 2017 to complete one year remaining funds
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Quy Le, Ph.D.
Clinical Research Division
Cindy Chiu, Ph.D.
Iman Sarami, MD
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.
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Abigail Z. Rajala, Ph.D.
Nathan Wlodarchak, Ph.D.
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 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
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
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
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
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