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August 2018
Five junior faculty have been appointed 2018 Vallee Scholars.
In the six years this program has been running, 24 Vallee Scholars have been appointed. Over this period, the Vallee Foundation has funded their research to the tune of $6,250,000. Vallee Scholars are invited to present their work at biennial Vallee Scholar meetings or, in alternate years, at Vallee Summer symposia. Their projects cover a broad spectrum of biomedical research including the sense of smell; CRISPR; tissue patterning; the maintenance of fat cells; morophogenesis; innate immunity; and transmembrane signaling. Each year, a group of institutions is invited to nominate one candidate. A nominee must have received his/her PhD, MD, or other professional degree, within ten years of the application deadline and, by the same date, have been in an independent research position (tenure track or equivalent) for six years or fewer.
July 2018
An international group of researchers convened in Dublin in June to discuss “Imaging in Cell Biology and Neuroscience.”
May 2018
Three Vallee Foundation scientists have been elected to the National Academy of Sciences.
April 2018
The Vallee Foundation remembers Jerrold Meinwald (VVP 1997).
April 2018
Two Vallee Foundation scientists - Wade Harper and Feng Zhang - have been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
March 2018
When Robert ‘Bob’ Datta purchased an Xbox Kinect camera for his laboratory six years ago, he had in mind something much cooler than playing video games: He wanted to revolutionize how people study mouse behavior.  Read more