The Hartwell Foundation

 

2013 Class of Hartwell Fellows

Memphis, TN, July 1, 2014 - The Hartwell Foundation announced its 2013 class of Hartwell Fellows, which provide funding to US citizens for postdoctoral training in biomedical science at select research institutions in the United States. The Fellowships offer support for two years at $50,000 direct cost per year to support scientists in the early stages of biomedical research careers by enabling them to pursue further specialized training as part of their professional development.

For each Nominee selected for a Hartwell 2013 Individual Biomedical Research Award, the sponsoring participating institution received one Hartwell Fellowship to fund a postdoctoral candidate of their choice that exemplifies the values of the Foundation. With eleven Hartwell Investigators selected in the Class of 2013, the following individuals were designated by their institutions to receive a Hartwell Fellowship:

Case Western Reserve University

Andrew Barnes, Ph.D
Psychological Sciences and Biomedical Engineering

Northwestern University

Mark F. Ciaccio, Ph.D.
Chemical and Biological Engineering, withdrew to take a position in research with AbbVie Pharmaceutical


Tyrone Yacoub, Ph.D.
Chemical and Biological Engineering, appointed July 1, 2015 to complete the term of the Fellowship

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

Nicole M. Chapman, Ph.D.
Immunology

University of California, San Diego

Sarah Piloto , Ph.D.
Pediatrics: separated from the University for personal reasons

Rachel Greer, Ph.D.
Pediatrics: appointed February 8, 2016 to complete one year remaining funds

The University of Michigan

Wei-Yun Wholey, Ph.D.
Pediatrics

University of California, Davis

Luke S. Heuer, Ph.D.
Internal Medicine

University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

Carly F. Hale, Ph.D.
Neuroscience

University of Virginia

Anthony Filiano, Ph.D.
Neuroscience

Karen A. Newell-Litwa, Ph.D.
Cell Biology

Colleen Witzenburg, Ph.D.
Biomedical Engineering

Yale University

Shiaulou Yuan, Ph.D.
Pediatrics

The Hartwell Foundation is honored to provide financial support to these outstanding young scientists. Each qualifying institution chose an exceptional individual with high promise in the field of biomedical research. The award will enable the recipient to pursue further specialized training in an area of science that they passionately wish to pursue.

 

 

2013 Hartwell Fellow Luke Heuer, Ph.D., and mentor Judy Van de Water, Ph.D., University of California, Davis

2013 Hartwell Fellow Nicole Chapman, Ph.D. and mentor Hongbo Chi, Ph.D., St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

2013 Hartwell Fellow Andrew Barnes, Ph.D. and mentor Jennell Vick, Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University

2013 Hartwell Fellow Karen Newell-Litwa, Ph.D., and mentor Rick Horwitz, Ph.D., University of Virginia

2013 Hartwell Fellow Colleen Witzenberg, Ph.D.,  University of Virginia

2013 Hartwell Fellow Anthony Filiano, Ph.D., and mentor Jonathan Kipnis, Ph.D., University of Virginia

2013 Hartwell Fellow Sarah Piloto, Ph.D., and mentor Pamela Itkin-Ansari, Ph.D., University of California, San Diego

2013 Hartwell Fellow Mark F. Ciaccio, Ph.D. and Mentor Neda Bagheri, Ph.D., Northwestern University

2013 Hartwell Fellow Shiaulou Yuan, Ph.D., and mentor Martina Brueckner, MD, Yale University

2013 Hartwell Fellow Wei-Yun Wholey, Ph.D., and mentor Suzanne Dawid, MD, Ph.D., The University of Michigan

2013 Hartwell Fellow Carly F. Hale, Ph.D. and mentor Kimberly Huber, Ph.D., University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

2013 Hartwell Fellow Tyrone Yacoub, Ph.D., and Neda Bagheri,, Ph.D., Northwestern University

2013 Hartwell Fellow Rachel Greer, Ph.D. and mentor Pamela Itkin-Ansari, Ph.D., University of California, San Diego

2013 Hartwell Fellow Rachel Greer, Ph.D. and mentor Pamela Itkin-Ansari, Ph.D., University of California, San Diego