Sackler Faculty Receive Tufts Collaborates Awards

Sackler is well-represented in the group of talented Tufts faculty recognized with Tufts Collaborates Awards this year. The Sackler recipients are:

  • Li Zeng, CMDB and Eric Miller, TUSE for their project "Combining Near Infrared Fluorescence Imaging and MicroCT Technology for Real-Time Detection of Joint Damage in Osteoarthritis"
  • Pamela Yelick, CMDB, Genetics and Michael Levin (A&S) for their project "Establishing Transgenic Zebrafish to Model Voltage and Ion Level Changes during Craniofacial Development"
  • Xingmin Sun, TCSVM and Saul Tzipori, CMP, for their project "Novel Chimeric Vaccine against Clostridium Difficile Infection (CDI)"
  • Ana Soto, CMDB, Carlos Sonnenschein, CMDB, Irene Georgakoudi, TUSE, Mark Cronin-Golomb, TUSE, for their project "Biomechanics of Tissue Organization in Breast Development and Cancer"
  • Peter Juo, CMP, Neuroscience, Athar Chishti, CMP, Molecular Microbiology, and Larry Feig, Biochemistry, Neuroscience, for their project "Investigating the Role of Kinesin KIF13 Family Motors in Regulating Glutamate Receptor Trafficking and Function in the Mammalian Nervous System"
  • Dakshina Jandhyala, TUSM, David Kaplan, CMDB and Teresa DesRochers, CMDB Aluma and TUSE, for their project "Studying Shiga Toxin-Mediated Disease Using a Three-Dimensional Renal Tubule Organ Model"
  • Miaofen Hu, TUSM and Richard Van Etten, CMP, Genetics, Immunology, for their project "The Role of Cdk6 in Chronic Myeloid Leukemia"
  • Daniel Hannon, TUSE, Karina Meiri, CMDB, Neuroscience, PPET, Katherine Malanson, Neuroscience Alumna, Leslie Schneider, TUSE, Akash Gupta, TUSE, for their project "Investigations into a Collaboration and Assessment Environment for the Great Diseases Curriculum"
  • Bree Aldridge, Molecular Microbiology and Irene Georgakoudi, TUSE, for their project "Single-Cell Assays of Mycobacterial Metabolic State"

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