Congratulations, Dr. Hari Krishna Yalamanchili for winning the NRI Zoghbi Scholar Award! He receives $50,000 to pursue innovative projects that will form the foundation of their independent research programs.
Dr. Hari Krishna Yalamanchili, Ph.D., postdoctoral associate in the laboratory of Dr. Zhandong Liu, at Baylor College of Medicine, received the 2018 NRI Zoghbi Scholar Award, a special fund established by Dr. Huda Zoghbi, director of the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI) at Texas Children’s Hospital, to honor the many generations of trainees who have worked in her laboratory and to foster the next generation of successful scientists.
Dr. Yalamanchili’s proposal was titled, “Decoding Cryptic Splicing in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) and Driving Disease Gene Discovery.” The award is intended to provide grant support and mentorship to senior trainees as they begin to develop ideas for their future research programs. The scholars receive $50,000 to pursue innovative projects that will form the foundation of their independent research programs. Also, this year’s awardee will win a cash prize of $3,000.
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