International Union of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Wood Whelan Awardees 1997

The fellowships are listed in the following format:


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


Identification, molecular characterization and expression of a porcine ZP1 gene (2 months)
Suvro Chatterjee (2000)
Himalayan Institute of Medical Sciences
and Gynecology
Jolly Grant
Doiwala, Dehradoon, UP, INDIA
Phone: 91-33-685483
Fax: 91-135-8950118
Koji Koyama
Department of Obstetrics
Hyogo College of Medicine
Nishinomiya, Hyogo 663, JAPAN
Phone: 81-798-6480
Fax: 81-798-161163
Thyroid status in human fetuses (2 months)
Pavel Drevinek (1000)
Institute of Physiology, CzAcadSci
Videnska 1083
142 20 Prague 4, CZECH REPUBLIC
Phone: 420-2-4752554
Fax: 420-2-4752488
G. Morreale de Escobar
Instituto de Investigaciones Biomedicas
Calle Arturo Duperier 4
280 29 Madrid, SPAIN
Phone: 34-1-585460
Fax: 34-15854587
Hierarchy among non-Watson-Crick base pairs and alignment in RecA pairing reactions (2 months)
G. Karthikeyan (1500)
Tata Institute of Fundamental Research
Homi Bhabha Road
Bombay 400 005, INDIA
Phone: 91-22-2152971
Fax: 91-22-215211
Michael M. Cox
University of Wisconsin
420 Henry Mall
Madison, WI 53706-1569, USA
Phone: 1-608-2621181
Fax: 1-608-2652603
Techniques for establishing and maintaining human tissue equivalents (3 months)
Porn-ngarm Limtrakul (2000)
Department of Biochemistry
Faculty of Medicine
The University of Boulevard
Chiang Mai, THAILAND
Phone: 66-53-945322
Fax: 66-53-217144
R.W. Gracy
Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine
3500 Camp Bowie
Fort Worth, TX 76107-2669, USA
Phone: 1-817-7355400
Fax: 1-817-735-5485
FTIR spectroscopy of kidney Na,K-ATPase (1 month)
Holger Linnertz (1500)
Frankfurter Strasse 100
D-35392 Giessen, FRG
Phone: 49-641-9938170
Fax: 49-641-9938179
Enrico Bertoli
Universita degli Studi
Via Ranieri
60100 Ancona, ITALY
Phone: 39-71-2204673
Fax: 39-71-2204398
Naturally occurring plant quinones and insect flight muscle mitochondria (1 month)
Dominic W. Makawiti (2000)
Department of Biochemistry
University of Nairobi
P.O. Box 30197
Nairobi, KENYA
Phone: 254-2-442121
Fax: 254-2-442841
Bill Lasley
Institute of Toxicology and Environmental
University of California
Davis, CA, USA
Phone: 1-916-7528506
Fax: 1-916-7525300
Conformational changes of actin when bound to cofilin (2 months)
Yana K. Reshetnyak (2500)
Institute of Theoretical and Experimental
Physics, Russian Academy of Sciences
Pushchino 141292, RUSSIA
Phone: 7-0967-739398
Fax: 7-0967-790553
David G.Allen
Institute of Biomedical Research
University of Sydney
F13, Sydney, NSW 2006, AUSTRALIA
Phone: 61-2-93514602
Fax: 61-2-93512058
Identification and quantification of nitric oxide synthases (3 months)
Susana Vicente Rabaneda
Facultad de Farmacia
Universidad Complutense
28040 Madrid, SPAIN
Phone: 34-1-3941783
Fax: 34-1-3941782
Scan Murphy
University of Iowa College of Medicine
2471 Bowen, Science Builiding
Iowa City, IO 52242-1109, USA
Phone: 1-319-3357965
Fax: 1-319-3358930
Ty element retrotransposition (5 months)
Liliana Staleva (1500)
Institute of Molecular Biology
Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
1113 Sofia, BULGARIA
Phone: 359-2-7133684
Fax: 359-2-723507
David J. Garfinkel
Frederick Cancer Research
P.O. Box B
Frederick, MD 21702-1201, USA
Phone: 1-301-8461000