The Hamon Center for Regenerative Science and Medicine (CRSM) Trainee Fellowships support talented graduate student or postdoctoral trainees whose research focuses on tissue formation in health and disease, tissue repair, or tissue regeneration. The $25,000 fellowships are awarded each fall. Any applicant whose project focuses on regenerative medicine is strongly encouraged to apply.

2020-2021 CRSM Fellowship Awardees

On January 6, 2021 the awardees of the 2020-2021 CRSM Fellowships were announced at the Regenerative Medicine Virtual Seminar Series.

The awardees are:

Sojeong Jun
Title: The role of glucose oxidation in thymus regeneration
Mentor: Michalis Agathocleous, Ph.D.
Children’s Research Institute

Maria del Carmen Lafita Navarro, Ph.D. 
Title: Uncovering the link between metabolism and OGFOD1-regulated hydroxylation
Mentor: Maralice Conacci-Sorrell, Ph.D.
Department of Cell Biology

Sara Martire, Ph.D.
Title: Mechanisms of p300 activation during pluripotency and differentiation
Mentor: Laura Banaszynski, Ph.D.
Green Center for Reproductive Biology Sciences

Ngoc Uyen Nhi Nguyen, Ph.D.
Title: Translational targeting of Meis1-Hoxb13 towards heart regeneration
Mentor: Hesham Sadek, M.D., Ph.D.
Department of Internal Medicine - Division of Cardiology

Daniel Schmitz
Title: Generation and study of mitochondria-depleted pluripotent stem cells in human development and disease
Mentor: Jun Wu, Ph.D.
Department of Molecular Biology

Akansha Shah
Title: Twist2+ progenitor cells contribute to maintenance of myofibers during sarcopenia
Mentor: Ning Liu, Ph.D.
Department of Molecular Biology