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Damon Runyon-Rachleff Innovation Award

Michael E. Birnbaum, PhD
"Decoding and reprogramming tumor-infiltrating T cells by pMHC-targeted lentiviruses" at Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Luisa F. Escobar-Hoyos, PhD
"Understanding RNA splicing in tumor-cell adaptation and anti-tumor immunity" at Yale University School of Medicine
Danielle Grotjahn, PhD
"Uncovering structural mechanisms of mitochondrial fragmentation in cancer by cellular cryo-electron tomography" at The Scripps Research Institute
Chengcheng Jin, PhD
"Investigating neuro-immune interaction in lung cancer" at University of Pennsylvania
Nora Kory, PhD
"Targeting mitochondrial transporters in cancer" at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Xiaochun Li, PhD
“Investigation of Hedgehog and Wnt signaling mechanisms” at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Brian B. Liau, PhD
"Investigating allosteric mechanisms regulating DNA methyltransferase enzymes" at Harvard University
Mandar D. Muzumdar, MD
"Targeting endocrine-exocrine signaling in pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma progression" at Yale University School of Medicine
Michael E. Pacold, MD, PhD
"Tracing molecular oxygen in pancreatic cancer" at New York University Langone Health
Elli Papaemmanuil, PhD
"Leveraging multi-modal genome profiling approaches to study disease initiation, progression, and response to therapy in TP53 mutated myeloid neoplasms" at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Jamie B. Spangler, PhD
"Engineered multispecific down-regulating antibodies to advance cancer immunotherapy" at Johns Hopkins University
Sabrina L. Spencer, PhD
"Causes and consequences of rapid cancer cell adaptation to MAPK pathway inhibitors" at University of Colorado Boulder
Santosha A. Vardhana, MD, PhD
"Investigating and targeting T cell exhaustion in solid tumors" at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Alexandra-Chloé Villani, PhD
"Deciphering the Achilles' heel of cancer immunotherapy" at Massachusetts General Hospital
Ekaterina V. Vinogradova, PhD
"Investigating and targeting T cell exhaustion in solid tumors" at The Rockefeller University
Srinivas R. Viswanathan, MD, PhD
"X marks the spot: exploring how X-chromosome alterations drive sex differences in cancer" at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Joshua A. Weinstein, PhD
"A novel DNA microscopy platform for rapid discovery of immunogenic tumor neoantigens" at The University of Chicago

Damon Runyon Clinical Investigator Award

Todd A. Aguilera, MD, PhD
"Immunologic responses to short course radiotherapy in rectal adenocarcinoma and the impact of CD40 agonist immunotherapy" at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Collin M. Blakely, MD, PhD
"Mechanisms of incomplete response and primary resistance to the 3rd generation EGFR inhibitor osimertinib in lung cancer" at University of California, San Francisco
Kelly L. Bolton, MD, PhD
"The use of enasidenib in IDH2-mutated clonal cytopenia of undetermined significance" at Washington University School of Medicine
Daniel J. Delitto, MD, PhD
"Pathogen sensing in fibroblasts restrains antitumor immunity in pancreatic cancer" at Stanford University
Alexander C. Huang, MD
"Shared antigen and neoantigen-specific T cells in checkpoint blockade efficacy and toxicity" at University of Pennsylvania
Anusha Kalbasi, MD
"IL13Ra2 Chimeric Antigen Receptor (CAR) T cells for metastatic melanoma" at University of California, Los Angeles
Jennifer M. Kalish, MD, PhD
"Epigenetic and genetic mechanisms of cancer in Beckwith-Wiedemann Syndrome" at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Birgit Knoechel, MD, PhD
"Mechanisms of CD8+ T-cell dysfunction and its therapeutic targeting in T-ALL" at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Xiuning Le, MD, PhD
"Structure- and lineage-based classification and targeting of resistance in EGFR-mutant NSCLC" at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
David G. McFadden, MD, PhD
"Identifying metabolic vulnerabilities in Hürthle cell carcinoma" at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Yvonne M. Mowery, MD, PhD
"Evaluating and targeting pathways of treatment resistance in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma" at Duke University
David Y. Oh, MD, PhD
"Co-receptors modulating anti-tumor activity of human cytotoxic CD4+ effector cells" at University of California, San Francisco
Matthew G. Oser, MD, PhD
"Dissecting and therapeutically exploiting synthetic lethality between NOTCH and TRIM28 to drive anti-tumor immunity in SCLC" at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Phillip L. Palmbos, MD, PhD
"Targeting TRIM29 to reverse immune checkpoint inhibitor resistance in bladder cancer" at University of Michigan
Sangeetha M. Reddy, MD
"Multi-modality approach to enhancing antigen presentation in breast cancers" at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Kavita Y. Sarin, MD, PhD
"Genetic contributions and novel therapies for individuals with frequent basal cell cancer" at Stanford University
Nathan Singh, MD
"Tailored cellular engineering to overcome costimulation-driven CAR T cell dysfunction" at Washington University
Catherine C. Smith, MD
"RNA Polymerase II as therapeutic target in AML with RAS activation" at University of California, San Francisco
Melody Smith, MD
"Regulatory mechanisms of the intestinal microbiome on chimeric antigen receptor T cells" at Stanford University
Aaron D. Viny, MD
"Epigenetic coupling of DNA methylation and chromatin structure on leukemic transformation and therapeutic response" at Columbia University
Daniel R. Wahl, MD, PhD
"Targeting metabolic interactions in the glioblastoma microenvironment to overcome therapy resistance" at University of Michigan

I applaud Damon Runyon for championing the belief that breakthroughs in human health come from fresh and innovative ways of thinking.

Gabriela Monsalve, PhD

Robert Black Fellow
University of California, San Francisco
Improving the effectiveness of glucocorticoids in cancer treatment

Damon Runyon Fellowship Award

Nicholas M. Adams, PhD
"Elucidating how pDC genome organization regulates IFN production in cancer" at New York University Grossman School of Medicine
Charles H. Adelmann, PhD
"Systematic exploration of the organellar and cellular requirements of pigmentation" at Massachusetts General Hospital
Liudmila Andreeva, PhD
"Making an inflammasome: Structural and biochemical elucidation of NLRP3 inflammasome activation" at Boston Children's Hospital
Rico C. Ardy, PhD
"An atlas of fibroblast cell states in health and disease through functional genomics" at Memorial Sloan Kettering Institute for Cancer Research
Debadrita Bhattacharya, PhD
"Investigating molecular and cellular mechanisms of intra-tumoral heterogeneity in small-cell lung cancer" at Stanford University
Alain R. Bonny, PhD
"The spatiotemporal coordination between inflammation and tissue repair" at The Rockefeller University
Felix C. Boos, PhD
"Inter-organ communication of protein homeostasis stress responses in vertebrate aging" at Stanford University
Marco A. Catipovic, PhD
"In vitro reconstitution of ribosome collision dependent signaling” at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Ching-Ho Chang, PhD
"Genetic conflicts shape protamine evolution" at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Yiming Chen, PhD
"Optical interrogation of neuropeptide and peptide hormones" at Stanford University School of Medicine
Fangtao Chi, PhD
"Understanding how ketone body metabolites influence intestinal stemness, immune responses and tumorigenesis" at Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Kunitoshi Chiba, PhD
"Elucidating tissue specificity of cancer" at Brigham and Women's Hospital
Junhong Choi, PhD
"Uncovering cellular development in cancer through precise genome editing" at University of Washington
Hokyung K. Chung, PhD
"Next generation adoptive cell therapy: SMARTER T cells for enhanced and durable anti-tumor immunity" at The Salk Institute for Biological Studies
Madi Y. Cissé, PhD
"Integration on oncogenic signaling and nutrient sensing by mTOR in tumors" at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Lauren E. Cote, PhD
"Constructing one continuous digestive tract, cell by cell" at Stanford University
Edward M. C. Courvan, PhD
"Functional analysis of post-transcriptional RNA regulation in hypoxic macrophages" at University of Colorado Boulder
Edie I. Crosse, PhD
"Precision therapeutics for hematologic malignancies with splicing factor mutations" at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Elizabeth J. Culp, PhD
"Mechanisms and consequences of microbial transformation of dietary xenobiotics in cancer risk" at Yale University
Gregory P. Donaldson, PhD
"Cross-talk between B lymphocytes and bacteria in the maintenance of a non-inflammatory mucosal microbiome" at The Rockefeller University
Timothy J. Eisen, PhD
"Mechanistic dissection of Tec kinases in immune-cell signaling" at University of California, Berkeley
Rongxin Fang, PhD
"Genome-scale imaging of enhancer-promoter interactions in cancer at single cell resolution" at Harvard University
Catherine A. Freije, PhD
"Investigating the role of fitness and host pressure in shaping hepatitis B diversity" at The Rockefeller University
Yuan Gao, PhD
"Mechanism of protein import into peroxisomes" at Harvard Medical School
Yajing Gao, PhD
"Characterize the role of non-vesicular cholesterol transport in CD8+ T cell function" at University of California, Los Angeles
Eric E. Gardner, PharmD, PhD
"Interrogating lung adenocarcinoma transformation to small cell lung cancer at single cell resolution" at Weill Cornell Medicine
Gabriel Muhire Gihana, PhD
"Cell morphological modulation of oncogenic Ras signaling" at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Pragya Goel, PhD
"Signaling structure for neuromodulatory coding in the vertebrate striatum" at Harvard Medical School
Anita Gola, PhD
"A spatially patterned stem cell and immune cell barrier at the skin surface" at The Rockefeller University
Rachel Segal Greenberg, PhD
"Developing functional diversity in interoceptive circuits" at Harvard Medical School
Hannah A. Grunwald, PhD
"Unraveling the role of molecular capacitors that obscure cryptic genetic variants in fish" at Harvard Medical School
Bo Gu, PhD
"Understanding and engineering combinatorial gene regulation in mammalian cells" at California Institute of Technology
Xin Gu, PhD
"Characterization of a novel pathway regulating the protein degradation of immediate-early genes" at Harvard Medical School
Benjamin G. H. Guthrie, PhD
"Fluoropyrimidine bioactivation and metabolism by the gut microbiome" at University of California, San Francisco
Shuo Han, PhD
"Spatiotemporally precise manipulation of Hedgehog signaling for tissue regeneration and repair" at Stanford University School of Medicine
Nir Hananya, PhD
"The roles of histone ADP-ribosylation in DNA damage response" at Princeton University
Christina L. Hueschen, PhD
"Molecular basis and regulation of apicomplexan parasite motility" at Stanford University
Elizabeth R. Hughes, PhD
"Mechanisms of microbial modulation of cancer immunotherapy" at Duke University School of Medicine
Nicholas N. Jarjour, PhD
"Antigen-independent proliferation of tissue-resident memory T cells and therapeutic applications" at University of Minnesota
Cayla E. Jewett, PhD
"Mechanisms of centriole number control in multiciliated cells" at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Grace E. Johnson, PhD
"Defining quorum-sensing signaling patterns and their effects on gene expression and morphology in V. cholerae biofilms at the single-cell and community levels" at Princeton University
Grace E. Kenney, PhD
"New enzymatic routes towards nitrogen-nitrogen bond formation in diverse cytotoxic natural products" at Harvard University
Henry R. Kilgore, PhD
"Subcellular pharmacokinetics" at Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research
Seungsoo Kim, PhD
"Transcription factor cooperation shaping TWIST1 multifunctionality across craniofacial development and cancer metastasis" at Stanford University
Heidi E. Klumpe, PhD
"The design principles of stable aggregation" at Boston University
Thomas R. LaBar, PhD
"Elucidating the mechanisms of cellular evolution with experimental evolution" at Harvard University
Jean-Benoît Lalanne, PhD
"At-scale dissection of developmental enhancers with single-cell reporters" at University of Washington
Ali Lashkaripour, PhD
"High-throughput biomimetic screening of T cell activation in large sequence landscapes" at Stanford University School of Medicine
Haoxin Li, PhD
"Cysteine-modification screening to identify functional and druggable sites in cancer dependencies" at The Scripps Research Institute
Julia Su Zhou Li, PhD
"Spatial regulation of the inheritance of genomic abnormalities in cancer cells" at Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research
Siqi Li, PhD
"Deciphering clonal competition between oncogenic mutant and normal cells and its effect on cancer initiation" at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Aaron E. Lin, PhD
"Contact tracing within an organism: developing a genome editing platform to record the history of virus-infected and transformed cells" at Princeton University
Kaixian Liu, PhD
"The studies of double-strand break proteins in germline genome transmission" at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Fangyu Liu, PhD
"Discovery of novel ligands that treat metabolic disorders" at University of California, San Francisco
Jingchuan Luo, PhD
"Deciphering roles of nuclear-mitochondrial communication in cellular homeostasis" at Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research
Tadashi Manabe, MD, PhD
"Characterization of oncogenic kinase signaling by membraneless cytoplasmic protein granules" at University of California, San Francisco
Thomas H. Mann, PhD
"Calcium signaling and the molecular clock of T cell exhaustion" at The Salk Institute for Biological Studies
J. Scott P. McCain, PhD
"Circadian clocks in non-photosynthetic bacteria: mechanisms and impacts" at Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Conor J. McClune, PhD
"Resolving plant biosynthesis of therapeutic compounds by systematic perturbation, measurement, and metabolic phenotyping at single-cell scale" at Stanford University
Jon McGinn, PhD
"Dissecting the genetic networks underlying host subversion during Rickettsia infection" at Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Colleen N. McLaughlin, PhD
"Cell surface mechanisms of neural circuit assembly" at Stanford University
Senén D. Mendoza, PhD
"Discovery and characterization of bacterial immunity against RNA phages" at Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Rebecca S. Moore, PhD
"Investigation of the role of peripheral secreted molecules on sleep and circadian rhythms" at University of Pennsylvania
Aaron L. Moye, PhD
"Role of Lgr6-expressing mesenchymal cells in lung cancer initiation and progression" at Boston Children's Hospital
Nagarajan Nandagopal, PhD
"Signal integration by bHLH circuits to enable cell fate decisions" at Harvard Medical School
Alexandra Nguyen, PhD
"Defining the cell type specific cell division requirements in acute myeloid leukemias" at Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research
Stefan Niekamp, PhD
"Understanding the switch: Competition between chromatin remodeler and polycomb repressive complexes" at Massachusetts General Hospital
Ysbrand Nusse, PhD
"Defining the role of eosinophils in liver injury and repair" at University of Calgary
Katy Ong, PhD
"Long-range tumor-host signaling mechanisms driving paraneoplastic syndromes" at University of California, Berkeley
Esteban A. Orellana Vinueza, PhD
"Role of METTL1-WDR4 tRNA methyltransferase complex in cancer" at Boston Children's Hospital
Manuel Osorio Valeriano, PhD
"Molecular and structural basis of gene expression regulation by the nucleosome remodeling and deacetylase (NuRD) complex in human cancer" at Harvard Medical School
Tristan Wold Owens, PhD
"Molecular mechanisms of heat shock transcription factor 1 in cancer" at University of California, San Francisco
Juhee Pae, PhD
"Mechanisms of germinal center B Cell proliferation" at The Rockefeller University
Dylan M. Parker, PhD
"Stress granule regulators and their roles in cancer progression" at University of Colorado Boulder
Cristina Puchades, PhD
"Deciphering the molecular basis for modulation of TMEM16A activity" at University of California, San Francisco
José Reyes, PhD
"Dynamics and consequences of complex karyotype evolution in p53 driven acute myeloid leukemia" at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Titas Sengupta, PhD
"Investigating bacterial small RNA-mediated regulation of host behavior" at Princeton University
Sukrit Silas, PhD
"Discovery and characterization of virally-encoded proteins of unknown function" at University of California, San Francisco
Jiao Sima, PhD
"Cellular mechanisms linking sleep disturbance and cancer development" at University of California, Berkeley
Digvijay Singh, PhD
“Cryo-electron tomography of phase-separated compartments and nuclear pore complexes involved in gene regulation” at University of California, San Diego
Sharanya Sivanand, PhD
"Understanding metabolic heterogeneity in primary and metastatic tumors" at Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Georgia R. Squyres, PhD
"Spatiotemporal regulation of eDNA release in Pseudomonas aeruginosa biofilms" at California Institute of Technology
Adam J. Stevens, PhD
"Synthetic adhesion molecules: redirecting cell infiltration and organization" at University of California, San Francisco
Mark R. Sullivan, PhD
"Identifying requirements for lung infection by opportunistic pathogens" at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Jung-Shen Tai, PhD
"From form to function: Cell shape, cell ordering, and gene regulation in bacterial biofilm" at Yale University / Michigan State University
Akanksha Thawani, PhD
"Targeted genetic supplementation by harnessing transposable elements" at University of California, Berkeley
Sophia C. Tintori, PhD
"Mechanisms of radiation tolerance in Caenorhabditis from Chernobyl" at New York University School of Medicine
Erron W. Titus, MD, PhD
"Engineered cellular fusogens for novel immune effector functions" at University of California, San Francisco
Kouki Touhara, PhD
"Investigating chemical signaling between gut enteroendocrine cells and intrinsic primary afferent neurons" at University of California, San Francisco
Ngoc-Han Tran, PhD
"Endoplasmic reticulum dynamics and inheritance in germ cells specification" at Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research
Catherine Triandafillou, PhD
"Intrinsic and extrinsic drivers of heterogeneous drug resistance in cancer" at University of Pennsylvania
Gokhan Unlu, PhD
"Targeting cancer nutrient limitations using dietary interventions" at The Rockefeller University
Jonathan G. Van Vranken, PhD
“Systematic identification of metabolite-protein interactions in human cells" at Harvard Medical School
Lexy von Diezmann, PhD
"State changes of a liquid-like compartment monitor crossover recombination" at University of Utah
David M. Walter, PhD
"Identifying the selective mechanism behind U2AF1 mutations in lung adenocarcinoma" at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Patrick Woida, PhD
"Functional dissection of the bacterial-host interface during cell-to-cell spread" at Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Wen Mai Wong, PhD
"Modulation of neuronal circuitry using sonogenetics" at The Salk Institute for Biological Studies
Jingyi Wu, PhD
"Epigenetic clonal evolution in gliomas" at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Xiaowei Yan, PhD
"Spatial organization and inheritance regulation of oncogenic extrachromosomal DNA (ecDNA)" at Stanford University School of Medicine
Dian Yang, PhD
"Dissecting intratumoral heterogeneity and hierarchy at single cell resolution" at Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research
Yunxiao Zhang, PhD
"Sensory innervation of the pancreas" at The Scripps Research Institute
Zeda Zhang, PhD
"Decode the senescent cell surface in vivo and develop cell therapies for senescence-related diseases" at Memorial Sloan Kettering Institute for Cancer Research
Qinheng Zheng, PhD
"Drugging K-Ras(G12D) with targeted covalent inhibitors" at University of California, San Francisco
Ge Zheng, PhD
"Novel approaches to targeting zinc-finger domain of the transcription repressor BCL11A" at Boston Children's Hospital
Xiphias Ge Zhu, PhD
"Charting the tumor antigen landscape of breast cancer" at Brigham and Women's Hospital

DAMON RUNYON-SOHN PEDIATRIC CANCER FELLOWSHIP AWARD

Katherine E. Gadek, PhD
"Defining endothelial progenitor cell pliancy in rhabdomyosarcoma"  at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
Sarah Naomi Olsen, PhD
"Targeted degradation of the MLL-AF9 fusion oncoprotein in acute myeloid leukemia" at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Anand G. Patel, MD, PhD
"Targeting the developmental architecture of rhabdomyosarcoma" at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
Zulekha A. Qadeer, PhD
"Targeting TGFb pathway dependencies in Group 3 Medulloblastoma"  at University of California, San Francisco
Peng Wu, MD, PhD
"Understanding and modulating aberrant differentiation in hepatoblastoma"  at Stanford University

Dale F. Frey Award for Breakthrough Scientists

Robert S. Banh, PhD
“Codon- and nutrient-specific regulation of mRNA translation in pancreatic cancer” at New York University Grossman School of Medicine
Andrew A. Bridges, PhD
"Bacterial cell fates: The role of quorum sensing in biofilm patterning" at Carnegie Mellon University
Lindsay B. Case, PhD
"Understanding the physical principles that regulate cell signaling" at Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Allison L. Didychuk, PhD
“Understanding the mechanism of genome packaging in oncogenic herpesviruses" at Yale University
Ivana Gasic, Dr.Sc.
"Molecular elucidation of the interphase Microtubule Integrity Response (MIR)" at University of Geneva
Leeat Keren, PhD
"Studying the tumor immune microenvironment in pancreatic cancer using multiplexed imaging" at Weizmann Institute of Science
Nora Kory, PhD
"Mitochondrial transporters in metabolite compartmentalization and homeostasis" at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Christopher P. Lapointe, PhD
“Fundamental mechanisms that underlie human translation initiation and its dysregulation in cancer” at Stanford University School of Medicine
Tera C. Levin, PhD
"Master microbial manipulators: how hosts are shaped by bacterial interactions" at University of Pittsburgh
Kara L. McKinley, PhD
"Physiology and pathology of the uterus" at Harvard University
Natasha M. O'Brown, PhD
"Molecular and cellular regulators of blood-brain barrier function" at Harvard Medical School
Deepshika Ramanan, PhD
"Identifying functions of regulatory T cell subsets in intestinal inflammation and colorectal cancer" at Harvard Medical School
Benjamin M. Stinson, PhD
"Mechanism of DNA processing during non-homologous end joining" at Harvard Medical School
Dian Yang, PhD
“Molecular recording of tumor evolution in response to macrophage modulations” at Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research
Xiaoyu Zhang, PhD
“Discovery of chemical probes that support targeted protein degradation in human cancer” at Northwestern University
Xin Zhou, PhD
“Designing signaling proteins to enact anti-tumor responses" at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute / Harvard Medical School

Damon Runyon Physician-Scientist Training Award

Elisa A. Aquilanti, MD
"Targeting telomerase in glioblastoma" at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Caitlin F. Bell, MD
"Smooth muscle cell plasticity in the tumor microenvironment: another parallel between atherosclerosis and cancer" at Stanford University School of Medicine
Wallace A. Bourgeois, MD
"Targeting JMJD1C and IKZF1 as therapeutic opportunities in KMT2A-rearranged leukemia" at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Jonathan C. Dudley, MD
"Earlier detection of cancer in body cavity fluids through aneuploidy analysis after cell enrichment and partitioning" at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Andrew J. Dunbar, MD
"Interrogating functional contribution of JAK2V617F in the maintenance of myeloproliferative neoplasms" at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Dennis J. Hsu, MD
"Metabolic determinants of codon usage bias in colorectal cancer" at University of Pittsburgh
Albert E. Kim, MD
"Using liquid biopsy and MRI to non-invasively identify therapeutic targets for brain metastases" at Massachusetts General Hospital
(Peter) Geon Kim, MD
"Elucidating the mechanisms of inflammation in clonal hematopoiesis" at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Mark B. Leick, MD
"Engineering novel CAR T cells for AML: translating lessons from correlative studies and other diseases" at Massachusetts General Hospital
Mira A. Patel, MD
"Molecular mechanisms of human APOE-mediated myeloid cell modulation in cancer" at The Rockefeller University
Jonathan E. Shoag, MD
"Harnessing clinical data to identify new prostate cancer therapeutics" at University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center
Rabi Upadhyay, MD
"Determining the distal effects of gut microbiota on the lung tumor microenvironment, cancer progression, and checkpoint blockade efficacy" at NYU Grossman School of Medicine
Natalie Vokes, MD
"Dissecting tumor intrinsic and immune drivers of resistance to therapy in non-small cell lung cancer" at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Max M. Wattenberg, MD
"Epigenetic reprogramming of dendritic cells for cancer immunotherapy" at University of Pennsylvania

Damon Runyon Quantitative Biology Fellowship Award

Tin Yi Chu, PhD
"Statistical modeling of cell-cell interactions in normal intestine, inflammatory bowel disease and colorectal cancer using single cell and spatial transcriptomics" at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Jeremy Copperman, PhD
"Whole-cell modeling for the prediction and control of micro-environmentally regulated proliferative and migratory variability" at Oregon Health & Science University
Tal Einav, PhD
"Quantifying a polyclonal immune repertoire's ability to bind influenza" at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Siting Gan, PhD
"In situ single-cell dissection of the tumor-microenvironment interplay mediating brain metastasis" at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Cong Ma, PhD
"Modeling spatial organization and interactions among genetic and epigenetic states across cancer types" at Princeton University / Washington University
Vitor Mori, PhD
"EBUS-TBNI of cisplatin optimization in heterogeneous lung tumors" at University of Vermont
Sukrit Singh, PhD
"Physics-driven prediction of drug-resistant clinical mutations to improve precision oncology" at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center / Stony Brook University
Yapeng Su, PhD
"Quantitative analysis to elucidate spatial-temporal heterogeneity of therapeutic T cell dysfunction mechanisms in the context of adoptive cell therapy against pancreatic cancer" at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Haripriya Vaidehi Narayanan, PhD
"Developing a mechanistic multi-scale framework relating signaling and spatiotemporal dynamics in B-cell affinity maturation and lymphomagenesis" at University of California, Los Angeles
Shou-Wen Wang, PhD
"Inferring cell fate choice from clonal and transcriptomic data, with application to hematopoiesis" at Harvard Medical School
Runmin Wei, PhD
"Integrating single cell genomic and spatial information to delineate tumor heterogeneity and microenvironment interactions in inflammatory breast cancer" at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

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