July 24, 2014

2011 Research Awards

Award Fellow Institution Research
The Robert Day Allen Fellowship Fund Holger (Jens) Fritzenwanker Hopkins Marine Station of Stanford University Posterior growth in the unsegmented Hemichordate Saccoglossus kowalevskii
The John M. Arnold Award Sidney Tamm Boston University Regeneration of giant ciliary comb plates in ctenophores
The Frederik B. and Betsy G. Bang Fellowship Fund Doreen Cunningham Georgetown University Neural induction in Saccoglossus
The Baxter Postdoctoral Fellowship Fund Robyn Crook University of Texas, Houston Does behavioral sensitization attenuate ecological costs of injury in the squid, Loligo pealeii?
Holger (Jens) Fritzenwanker Hopkins Marine Station of Stanford University Posterior growth in the unsegmented Hemichordate Saccoglossus kowalevskii
The Eugene and Millicent Bell Award Mark Messerli Marine Biological Laboratory Cellular organization imposed by DC electric fields
The Laura and Arthur Colwin Endowed Summer Research Fellowship Fund Christopher Berger University of Vermont Tau regulation of kinesin motility during axonal transport
David Burgess Boston College Control of spindle and division plane positioning
Fred Chang Columbia University Positioning of the cell division plane
Charles Derby Georgia State University Mechanisms of action of squid ink against predatory fish: phagomimicry, sensory disruption, and chemical deterrence
Christine Field Harvard Medical School Organization of syncytial cells by microtubules
Daniel Gerlich Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich Dissecting ESCRT-III function in a cortical constriction mechanism of abscission
Andrew Gillis University of Cambridge Development and evolution of chondrichthyan teeth and dermal denticles
William Green University of Chicago Super high-resolution light microscopy to measure neuronal synapses
Kim Hoke & Daphne Soares Colorado State Environmental influences on sensory-motor integration and behavior
Thomas Mueller-Reichert University of Technology, Dresden Correlative light and electron microscopy of abscission
Joshua Rosenthal & Miguel Holmgren Universidad de Puerto Rico/Recinto de Ciencias Medicas; NIH Plasticity of RNA editing in squid
Joseph Sisneros University of Washington Neural mechanisms of directional encoding for sound localization by the fish auditory system
Charles Evans Foundation Research Award Ona Bloom, Joseph Buxbaum & Jennifer Morgan The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research; Mount Sinai School of Medicine; University of Texas at Austin Gene expression analysis in lamprey after spinal cord injury and during regeneration
Timothy Mitchison & Ronald Vale Harvard School of Medicine; University of California, San Francisco Recognition and transport of damaged proteins
Gordon Shepherd & Thano Tzouopoulos Northwestern University; University of Pittsburgh Synaptic circuit analysis of brainstem auditory and motor networks
Gerald Fischbach Award Ronald Vale University of California, San Francisco Recognition and transport of damaged proteins
The Erik B. Fries Endowed Fellowship Fund Fred Chang Columbia University Positioning of the cell division plane
The M.G.F. Fuortes Memorial Fellowship Christopher Berger University of Vermont Tau regulation of kinesin motility during axonal transport
Albert and Ellen Grass MBL Faculty Research Award Yishi Jin, Catherine Galbraith & James Galbraith University of California, San Diego; National Institutes of Health Investigating synaptic cytoskeleton regulation using superresolution imaging and genetics in C. elegans
Ryohei Yasuda & John Lisman Duke University Medical Center; Brandeis University Visualization of signaling cascade in single synapsis
The H. Keffler Hartline and Edward F. MacNichol, Jr. Fellowship Fund Joseph Sisneros University of Washington Neural mechanisms of directional encoding for sound localization by the fish auditory system
The E.E. Just Endowed Research Fellowship Fund Paul Turner Yale University Effects of salinity gradients on the genetic structure of two species of Pseudomonas pathogens
Ann E. Kammer Memorial Fellowship Fund Robyn Crook University of Texas, Houston Does behavioral sensitization attenuate ecological costs of injury in the squid, Loligo pealeii?
The Stephen W. Kuffler Fellowship Fund Christopher Berger University of Vermont Tau regulation of kinesin motility during axonal transport
The Lucy B. Lemann Fellowship Fund Amy Gladfelter Dartmouth College Organization of syncytial cells by microtubules
Frank R. Lillie Award David Burgess Boston College Control of spindle and division plane positioning
The MBL Associates Research Award Kim Hoke & Daphne Soares Colorado State University; University of Maryland Environmental influences on sensory-motor integration and behaviour
Paul Turner Yale University Effects of salinity gradients on the genetic structure of two species of Pseudomonas pathogens
James A. and Faith Miller Memorial Fund Joshua Gray United States Coast Guard Academy Role of plasma membrane electron transport in insulin secretion
Nikon Award David Piston Vanderbilt University To 1) measure the number and location of secretory events associated with [Ca2+]i pulses in pancreatic β-cells, and 2) determine the life cycle of a granule in the β-cell.
The Plum Foundation, John Dowling E. Fellowship Charles Derby Georgia State University Mechanisms of action of squid ink against predatory fish: phagomimicry, sensory disruption, and chemical deterrence
The Herbert W. Rand Fellowship William Green University of Chicago Super high-resolution light microscopy to measure neuronal synapses
The Elisabet Samuelsson Fund Joshua Gray United States Coast Guard Academy Role of plasma membrane electron transport in insulin secretion
The Spiegel Summer Research Fellowship Andrew Gillis University of Cambridge Development and evolution of chondrichthyan teeth and dermal denticles
The Burr and Susie Steinbach Fellowship Fund Sidney Tamm Boston University Regeneration of giant ciliary comb plates in ctenophores