Professor Karen Allen Awarded 3 Grants in the 2016/2017 Academic Year
Professor Allen was awarded 3 grants in the 2016/2017 academic year. One was awarded by the National Science Foundation (NSF), while two were awarded through the National Institute of Health (NIH), one directly and the other via a subaward agreement with the Scripps Research Institute. The Scripps subaward will study diverse approaches to treating botulism and is titled “Trehalose-6-phosphate phosphatase inhibitors as anti-helminthics” and is a yearlong award. Her NIH Award is a 2 Year Award for that will study phosphatase inhibitors is titled: “Trehalose-6-phosphate phosphatase inhibitors as anti-helminthics.” The NSF Award is a Collaborative Award with Professor Barbara Imperiali of MIT and is titled “Collaborative research: Development of a platform enabling analysis of membrane protein interactions” and also includes 2 Years of research support.
Congratulations to Professors Allen and on her productive year!