OMRF’s Courtney Griffin succeeds OCASCR’s founding scientific director, Paul Kincade, who is retiring.
OMRF scientist Bumsoo Ahn, Ph.D., has been awarded an Irene Diamond Fund/AFAR Postdoctoral Transition Award in Aging.
The grants will support more than 50 research and clinical projects, purchase scientific equipment and fund recruitment.
The award is part of the Centers of Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE) program.
OMRF scientist Gary Gorbsky, Ph.D., will use the funds to pursue general research projects related to cell division.
Alberola-Ila will investigate the role a type of white blood cell plays in mounting the body’s response against flu infection.