December 20, 2019
The Eshelman Institute for Innovation (EII) recently completed their 4th EII Student/Postdoc Project award cycle, awarding $25,000 to three student teams totaling $75,000. Lead Innovators and project titles include:
Bryce Hart, Development of a small molecule ligand for DCAF1 (PhD student in Chemical Biology and Medicinal Chemistry Division)
Sabrina Iskander, Exploiting Promiscuous tRNA Synthetases to Identify Non-Canonical Peptide Inhibitors of KRAS via mRNA Display (PhD student in Center for Integrative Chemical Biology and Drug Discovery Center)
Jasmine King, In-situ Thermogelling injectable hydrogel to enhance cytotoxic neural stem cell delivery for post-surgical Glioblastoma multiforme (PhD student in Pharmacoengineering and Molecular Pharmaceutics Division)
Please join the EII in congratulating their selected participants and we look forward to seeing what the students will accomplish! The EII would also like to thank their expert reviewers for their support during this grant cycle.