Michael J. Peach Award Winners

Michael J. Peach Award Winners

Michael J. Peach Award Past Winners
Year Winners Department Mentor Research Title Status/Current Position
2013 Dan Matson Biochemistry P. Todd Stukenberg Spindle Checkpoint Mechanisms MD/PhD student
2012 Noel C. Derecki Neuroscience Jonathan Kipnis Neuroimmunology; Neurodegenerative and Mental Disorders Hartwell Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow - Univ. Virginia
2011 Faraaz B. Chekeni Molecular Medicine - Physiology, Pharmacology and Pathology Kodi Ravichandran Pannexin 1 Channels Mediate Find-me Signal Release and Selective Plasma Membrane Permeability During Apoptosis Resident Physician in Pediatrics, UCSF School of Medicine
2010 Stephen P. Baker Biochemistry Patrick Grant Understanding how Histone Phosphorylation Regulates DNA-mediated Cellular Processes and how Aberrant Regulation of These Processes Influences Increased Cell Proliferation and Ultimately Transformation
Research Scientist, Defense Intelligence, Dept. of Defense
2009 Karin Eisinger-Mathason
Microbiology
Deborah Lannigan
The Role of RSK2 Nuclear Translocation in Oncogenesis
Research Associate, Cancer Biology, Univ. Pennsylvania
2008 Ed Stites
Biophysics Kodi Ravichandran Theoretical and Experimental Analysis of Oncogenic Ras Signaling Randy Paush Fellow, Translational Genomics Inst. Scottsdale, AZ
2007
Michael Nelson Neuroscience Slobodan Todorovic T-Type Calcium Channels in Nociceptive Neurons
Student, Sturm School of Law, University of Denver
2006
Catherine Christian
Neuroscience Suzanne Moenter Diurnal and Estradiol-dependent Regulation of the Neuroendocrine Signal for Ovulation
Postdoctoral Scholar, Neurology, Stanford University
2005 Michael Kagey Biochemistry David Wotten Identification and Molecular Characterization of the Polycomb Protein Pc2 as a Novel SUMO E3 Ligase Postdoctoral Associate, Young Lab, Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research at MIT
2004 Nima Mosammaparast Microbiology Lucy Pemberton Linking Histone Nuclear Transport to Chromation Assembly Associate Scientist, Brigham and Womens' Hospital; Instructor in Pathology, Harvard Medical School
2003 Steven Jacobs Biochemistry Sepideh Khorasanizadeh Structure and Function of the Heterochromatin Protein 1 Chromo Domain Research Scientist, Protein Engineering, Centocor. Inc.
2003 Shaharyah Khan Neuroscience and MSTP James Bennett Mitochondria and Neurodegenerative Disease: A Common Mechanism Chief Scientific Officer, Gencia Corporation, Charlottesville, VA
2002 Carolyn Cronin Neuroscience and MSTP Heidi Scrable Role of Tyrosine in Retinogeniculate Development: Generation and Use of a LAC-Regulatable Muse Model Assistant Professor, Neurology,  Unversity of Maryland
2001 Michael Nemergut Microbiology and MSTP Ian Macara Activity of the Nuclear Transport Regulator RCC1 by Histones H2A and H2B Anesthesiologist, Rochester, MN
2001 Edmund Talley Neuroscience Doug Bayliss Neuromodulation of Hypoglossal Motoneurons:Cellular and Developmental Mechanisms Program Director, Channels, Synapses and Circuits, NIH/NINDS
2000 John Luckey Microbiology and MSTP Victor Engelhard Role of Proteasomes and Non-Proteasomal Proteases in the Generation of Class I Mhc Associated Peptides Assistant Professor, Pathology, Harvard Brigham and Women's Hospital
1999 Claudette Fuller Microbiology Vivian Braciale Differential Activation of Cytotoxic CD8 + T Lymphocytes by Staphylococcal Enterotoxin B Senior Researcher, Pharmaceuticals, GlaxoSmithKline
1999 Elizabeth Norton Cell Biology John Herr Monoclonal Antibody S19 and Its Cognate Antigen SAGA-1:A Model Antigen-Antibody System for Contraceptive Development Licensing Officer, UW TechTransfer, University of Washington
1998 Claudio Mosse Microbiology Victor Engelhard Antigen Processing Pathway of Tyrosine: A Membrane Associated Melanoma Protein Assistant Professor, Pathology, Vanderbilt
1998 David Tice Microbiology Sally Parsons Role of c-Src in Tumorigenesis Project Leader, Cancer Biology, MedImmune Inc.
1997 Mark Esser Microbiology Vivian Braciale Characterization of Activation Requirements for Cytolytic T Lymphocyte Effector Functions Researcher, Vaccines and Biologics, Merck Research Laboratories
1997 Kristine Garza Microbiology Ken Tung Autoimmunity and Tolerance Associate Professor, Biological Sciences and Border Biomedical Research Center, University of Texas, El Paso