LAB MEMBER AWARDS

Over the years, our talented members have received many awards, including:

 

2022

Karl Kumbier, Project ALS Postdoc Research Fellowship for Innovation and Drug Discovery

Maike Roth, Project ALS Award for Research Excellence

Susan Shen, EaRTH Center Mentored Scientist Innovation Award

2021
Susan Shen, NIH National Institutes of Aging StARR Scholar
Feng Bao, DAAD AInet fellowship
Xiaoxiao (Vany) Sun, QB3 Postdoc Entrepreneurial Fellow

2020
Jake Bieber, Achievement Rewards for College Scientists (ARCS)
Lily Li, Postdoctoral Fellowship, International Human Frontier Science Program (HFSP)

2019
Jake Bieber, InSight AAPS Student symposium, best speaker
Laura Sanman, Dean's Award for Excellence in Mentoring, honorary mention
Laura Sanman, NIH F32 award
Capria Rinaldi, Dean's Apple Award for Teaching
Karl Kochanowski, Swiss National Science Foundation Fellowship
Chris Waters, The 9th International Symposium on Autophagy, Best Poster Award

2018 
Capria Rinaldi, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program 
Xiaoxiao (Vany) Sun, UCSF Catalyst Award
Chris Waters, Tetrad Top TA Award

2017
Karl Kochanowski, Swiss National Science Foundation Fellowship, EMBO Postdoc Fellowship; 
Chris Waters, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program

2016
Jeremy Chang, NIH F32 award
Satwik Rajaram, UCSF Tetrad program teaching commendation
Chien-Hsiang (Charles) Hsu, UCSF Tetrad program teaching commendation
Ina Chen, UCSF QBC program TA award
Curtis Thorne, UTSW Dept. of Pharmacology Gilman award
Lit-Hsin Loo, Lush Prize

2015 
Xiaoxiao (Vany) Sun, SU2C-TVF Convergence Scholar Award
Kevin Thurley, Research Fellow of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft

2014
Ina Chen, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program 
Curtis Thorne, NIH K99 award

2013
Leanna Morinishi,NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program

2010
Lit-Hsin Loo, UTSW Dept. of Pharmacology Gilman award

2009 
Lit-Hsin Loo, UTSW Postdoc of the year

2004
Karolina Maciag, Harvard Hoopes undergraduate thesis prize

 

FUNDING

We are grateful for all the generous support we have received over the years, including current funding from: NIH, DARPA, ProjectALS, The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, The UC Multicampus Research Program and Initiatives, and the UCSF Program for Breakthrough in Biomedical Research (PBBR).