November 30, 2006

The NIH announced the first awardees of its new Pathways to Independence Award.  This grant is designed to assist young scientists as they transition from the end of their training as postdocs into their first few years as independent investigators.

Here are the 5 former Damon Runyon Fellows who were awarded:
Daniel A. Colón-Ramos, PhD (Damon Runyon Fellow '04-'06), Stanford University, Stanford
Danica P. Galonic, PhD (Damon Runyon Fellow '05-'07), Harvard Medical School, Boston
Antonina Roll-Mecak, PhD (Damon Runyon Fellow '03-'06), University of California, San Francisco
Derrick J. Rossi, PhD (Damon Runyon Fellow '03-'06), Stanford University, Stanford
Qiao (Joe) Zhou, PhD (Damon Runyon Fellow '03-'06), Harvard University, Cambridge

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