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HHMI Awards Predoctoral, Medical Student Fellowships

Summary

New fellowships have been awarded to 92 predoctoral students and 53 medical students.

Ninety-two graduate students from 33 research institutions and 53 medical students from 19 medical schools are winners of new Howard Hughes Medical Institute fellowships. Predoctoral fellowship recipients receive $34,000 annually for five years of full-time study toward a Ph.D. or Sc.D. degree in the biological sciences. Medical student fellowships are $29,000 awards for a year of full-time basic biomedical research. Since 1988 HHMI has awarded $124 million to 894 predoctoral fellows from the United States and 41 other countries. Since research training fellowships for medical students first were offered in 1989, the Institute has awarded a total of $27 million to 870 medical students from the U.S. and 17 other nations.  

Predoctoral Fellowships in Biological Sciences

2000 Fellows

Cell and Developmental Biology

Name

Undergraduate Institution

Fellowship Institution

Siraj M. Ali

The Johns Hopkins University

Harvard University

Jessica E. Broten

University of St Thomas

Washington University

Andrew R. Conery

Case Western Reserve

University of California, Berkeley

Jose R. Dinneny

University of California, Berkeley

University of California, San Diego

Alexander W. Ensminger

Haverford College

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Michael D. Gordon

McMaster University

Stanford University

Elizabeth S. Heckscher

Brown University

University of California, San Francisco

Tetyana V. Obukhanych

Mount Holyoke College

The Rockefeller University

Genetics and Molecular Biology

Name

Undergraduate Institution

Fellowship Institution

Eric A. Althoff

The University of Chicago

Columbia University

Jackelyn A. Alva

University of California, Los Angeles

University of California, Los Angeles

James M. Bean

University of Massachusetts

The Rockefeller University

Hannah G. Blitzblau

Brown University

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Tamara J. Brenner

Swarthmore College

University of California, San Francisco

Serafin U. Colmenares III

University of Hawaii

Harvard University

Eric J. Devroe

University of Texas at Austin

Harvard University

Christopher P. Dillon

University of California, Davis

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Michael P. Dybbs

Harvard University

University of California, Berkeley

Peter J.R. Ebert

Haverford College

Stanford University

Christina Eng

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Columbia University

Marnie E. Gelbart

Haverford College

University of Washington

Andrew L. Goodman

Princeton University

Harvard University

Daniel D. Kaplan

University of California, San Diego

Duke University

Andrew D. Kern

Brown University

University of California, Davis

Neva P. Meyer

Purdue University

University of Washington

George Sen

University of Arizona

Stanford University

Jonathan Shaw

University of California, San Diego

The Johns Hopkins University

Katharine E. Steece

The Johns Hopkins University

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Analeah B. Sundberg

Claremont McKenna College

University of California, San Francisco

Ayse B. Tekinay

Bilkent University (Turkey)

The Rockefeller University

Sarah A. Wojiski

University of Connecticut

Harvard University

Jim Y-F. Wong

California Institute of Technology

Stanford University

Carolyn N. Wrobel

Tufts University

Harvard University

Immunology and Microbiology

Name

Undergraduate Institution

Fellowship Institution

Carrie N. Arnold

Texas A&M; University

Stanford University

Melanie A. Breshears

Oklahoma State University

Oklahoma State University

Nicole R. Buan

University of Arizona

University of Wisconsin

Joe D. Dunn

Southern Methodist University

Stanford University

Tracey J. Golembe

Columbia University

University of Pennsylvania

Tiffany Horng

University of California, Berkeley

Yale University

Carly R. Klein

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

University of California, San Francisco

Ken-Yu Lin

Stanford University

The Johns Hopkins University

Kelvin M-W. Neu

Princeton University

Stanford University

Mark T. Orr

Tennessee Technological University

University of Washington

Andrew L. Snow

Duke University

Stanford University

Shivkumar Venkata-
subrahmanyam

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

University of California, San Francisco

Mathematical Biology and Epidemiology

Name

Undergraduate Institution

Fellowship Institution

Martin C. Frith

University of Oxford

Boston University

Emily W. Harville

Oberlin College

University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Eugene A. Houseman

University of California, Berkeley

Harvard University

Nicholas T. Ingolia

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Harvard University

Ming-Chih J. Kao

University of California, Berkeley

Harvard University

Ronnie A. Sebro

Morehouse College

Harvard University

Charles W. Sugnet

University of California, Santa Cruz

University of California, Santa Cruz

Neuroscience and Physiology

Name

Undergraduate Institution

Fellowship Institution

Nelly Amador

University of California, Los Angeles

University of California, Los Angeles

Mark L. Andermann

McGill University (Canada)

Harvard University

Mary C. Berning

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Jay B. Bikoff

Brown University

Harvard University

Murray G. Blackmore

Stanford University

University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Janet M. Bowne-English

Rutgers the State University of New Jersey New Brunswick Campus

Rutgers the State University of New Jersey New Brunswick Campus

Perry A. Brittis

Colgate University

Brown University

Martin D. Burke

The Johns Hopkins University

Harvard University

Jessica B. Casaletto

University of Virginia

Duke University

Nadia Chaudhri

Franklin & Marshall College

University of Pittsburgh

John D. Chodera

California Institute of Technology

University of California, San Francisco

Monica A. Daley

University of Utah

Harvard University

Joseph D. Dougherty

Truman State University

University of California, Los Angeles

Damian O. Elias

University of Arizona

Cornell University

Jeffrey C. Erlich

McGill University (Canada)

New York University

Gregory J. Fredericks

Dickinson College

The Johns Hopkins University

Annette C. Gray

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Brown University

Andrea R. Hasenstaub

California Institute of Technology

Yale University

Hua Long

Beijing University (People's Republic of China)

University of California, Berkeley

Anand Mahadevan

Bowdoin College

Brandeis University

Emiliano M. Rial Verde

University of Buenos Aires (Argentina)

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

Dustin R. Rubenstein

Dartmouth College

Cornell University

Krista M. Shipley

University of Kansas

University of California, San Francisco

Valerie J. Uzzell

Harvard University

University of California, San Diego

Michelangelo von Dassow

University of Washington

University of California, Berkeley

Structural Biology and Biochemistry

Name

Undergraduate Institution

Fellowship Institution

Viktor Y. Alekseyev

California Institute of Technology

Stanford University

Ming Ming Chen

California Institute of Technology

University of California, Berkeley

Sheng Ding

California Institute of Technology

Scripps Research Institute

John G. Doench

Hamilton College

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Magdalena G. Dorywalska

York University

Stanford University

Maitreya J. Dunham

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Stanford University

Benjamin S. Edelson

Harvard University

California Institute of Technology

Brian A. Kelch

Pennsylvania State University

University of California, San Francisco

Daniel A. Kraut

Swarthmore College

Stanford University

Daniel L. Levy

California Institute of Technology

University of California, San Francisco

Christin M. Micheel

Washington University

University of California, Berkeley

Alexander L. Perryman

University of Missouri

University of California, San Diego

Noah H. Segal

Brown University

Scripps Research Institute

Anna E. Speers

Amherst College

Scripps Research Institute

Debra M. Wentz

College of St Benedict

University of Iowa

Patricia T.W. Yam

University of New South Wales (Australia)

Stanford University

Medical Student Fellowships
2000 Fellows Initial Year of Research

* A medical school affiliation other than the fellowship institution is indicated in parentheses.


Cell and Developmental Biology

Name

Fellowship Institution

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