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Membrane Proteins Focus of ‘Glue Grant’

Thursday, August 19th, 2010

The National Institute of General Medical Sciences has awarded a 5-year, $22.5 million “glue grant” to an international team of scientists who will investigate how the structure and movement (structural dynamics) of membrane proteins determine their functions, which range from generating cellular energy to helping hold cells in a tissue together. The funding establishes the […]

Fesik Receives NIH Pioneer Award

Friday, August 13th, 2010

Stephen Fesik, Ph.D., has been awarded a National Institutes of Health Director’s Pioneer Award for his proposal to push the boundaries of drug discovery. Fesik, the Orrin H. Ingram II Chair in Cancer Research, is the first investigator from Vanderbilt to receive this coveted award. The 17 researchers honored this year join the 81 other […]