International Union of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Wood Whelan Awardees 1996

The fellowships are listed in the following format:


Title and duration of a research project
Recipient (Award in US$)Host supervisor


Studies on prothymosin using double-labeling confocal immunofluorescence microscopy (2 months)
Katerina Vareli (1000)
Laboratory of Biological Chemistry
University of Ioannina
P.O. Box 1186
451 10 Ioannina, GREECE
Phone: 30-651-28388
Fax: 30-651-33442
Roel van Driel
E.C. Slater Institute
Plantage Muidergracht 12
1018 TV Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS
Phone: 31-20-5255150
Fax: 31-20-5255124
Diversity of the low-molecular-weight glutenin subunit of wheat (6 months)
Cuiyun Luo (2000)
Plant Science Department
Lincoln University
Canterbury, NEW ZEALAND
Fax: 64-3-3253843
G. Branlard
Domaine de Crouelle
63039 Clermont-Ferrand, FRANCE
Phone: 33-4-73624000
Fax: 33-4-73624453
Interaction of RBV with human Langerhans cells (7 months)
Burkhard Ludewig (2000)
Fachbereich Immunologie
Nordufer 20
13353 Berlin, FRG
Phone: 49-30-45472400
Fax: 49-30-45472603
Yechiel Becker
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem Robert-P.O.Box 12272
91120 Jerusalem, ISRAEL
Phone: 972-2-758394
Fax: 972-2-784010
Non-energetic functions of yeast mitochondria (2 months)
Alzbeta Hunakova (1500)
Institute of Animal Biochemistry and Enzymology
Slovak Academy of Sciences
900 29 Ivanka pri Dunaji
Phone: 421-7-943032
Fax: 421-7-943932
J.T. Pronk
Department of Genetics and Microbiology
Delft University of Technology
Phone: 31-15-2782387
Fax: 31-15-2782355
The protein-conducting channel of the mitochondrial outer membrane (1 month)
Klaus-Peter Kuenkele (1500)
Institut fuer physiologische Chemie 4
Goethestrasse 33
80336 Munich, FRG
Phone: 49-89-5996289
Fax: 49-89-5996270
Michel Thieffry
avenue de la Terrasse
Gif-sur-Yvette 91198, FRANCE
High-purity preparation of prolamellar bodies from aetiolated wheat seedlings (1 month)
Beata Mysliwa-Kurdziel (1500)
Institute of Molecular Biology
Jagiellonian University
31-120 Krakow, POLAND
Phone: 48-12-341305
Fax: 48-12-336907
Fabrice Franck
Department of Botany B22
University of Liege
B-4000 Liege, BELGIUM
Construction of adenoviral vectors for uncoupling mitochondrial oxidative phosphorylation in mammalian mitochondria (2 months)
Zdenek Hodny (1500)
Institute of Physiology
142 20 Prague 4, CZECH REP.
Phone: 420-2-4752691
Fax: 420-2-44472284
Anna M. Gomez Foix
Facultat de Quimica
Martii Franques 1
08028 Barcelona, SPAIN
Phone: 34-3-4021209
Structure-function relationships of nicking-closing enzymes (5 months)
Aleksei I. Slesarev (2000)
Shemyakin and Ovchinnikov Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry
Russian Academy of Sciences
117871 Moscow V-437, RUSSIA
Phone: 7-095-3364200
Fax: 7-095-3365911
Samuel H. Wilson
Sealy Center for Molecular Science
University of Texas Medical Branch
301 University Boulevard
Galveston, TX 77555-1068, USA
Phone: 1-409-772125
Fax: 1-409-7726334
Role of cysteine residues in structure and enzyme activity of maize beta-glucosidase (4 months)
Elizabeth Nanak (1500)
UTC Departement Genie Biologique
BP 529
Kralovopolska 135
60205 Compiegne, FRANCE
Phone: 33-1-48899388
Bretislav Brzobohaty
Institute of Biophysics, CzAcadSci
Phone: 420-5-41321247
Fax: 420-5-41211293