International Union of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Wood Whelan Awardees 2004

The fellowships are listed in the following format:

 

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

 

Sindbis virus RNA vectors for Rab 22a gene expression (3 months)
Javier Magadan  (1185)
Institute of Histology and Embryology
National University of Cuyo
Casilla Correo 56
5500 Mendoza
ARGENTINA
javimag2000[at]yahoo[dot]com
Philip Stahl
Department of Cell Biology and Physiology
Washington University School of Medicine
660 S.Euclid Ave
St Louis, MO, 63110-1093
USA
pstahl[at]cellbiology.wustl[dot]edu
Subcellular distribution of fructose-1,6-bisphosphatase and fructose-1,6-bisphosphate aldolase in cultured hepatocytes in different metabolic conditions (2 months)
Cristian Droppelmann  (973)
Institute of Biochemistry
Faculty of Science
University Austral de Chile
Valdivia
CHILE
cristian_droppelmann[at]yahoo[dot]com
Joan Guinovart
Institut de Recerca Biomedica de Barcelona
Josep Samitier 1-5
08028 Barcelona
SPAIN
guinovart[at]pcb.ub[dot]es
Molecular characterization of the bovine sperm serine protease gene, BSp66 (3months)
Andreina Cesari  (1108)
Instituto de Investigaciones Biologicas
Universidad Nacional de Mar del Plata
Cc 1245
7600 Mar del Plata
ARGENTINA
acesari[at]bart.mdp.edu[dot]ar
Mitch Eddy
Lab. of Reproductive and Developmental
NIEHS, NIH
111 T.W.Alexander Drive
Research Triangle Park, NC, 27709
USA
eddy[at]niehs.nih[dot]gov
Structural determination of tropoelastin assembly using cryo-electron microscopy (2 months)
Prachumporn Toonkool  (3000)
Dept of Biochemistry, Faculty of Science
Kasetsart University
50 Paholyothin Road
Ladyaw, Chatuchak
Bangkok 10900
THAILAND
fscippt[at]ku.ac[dot]th
Holland Cheng
Structural Virology
Karolinska Institute
Dept of Bioscience at Novum
14157 Huddinge
SWEDEN
rhc[at]biosci.ki[dot]se
Signal transduction in Halobacterium salinarum (3 months)
Karina Herrera Seitz  (1166)
Instituto de Investigaciones Biologicas
Universidad Nacional de Mar del Plata
Cc 1245
7600 Mar del Plata
ARGENTINA
khseitz[at]mdp.edu[dot]ar
Dieter Oesterhelt
Dept of Membrane Biochemistry
Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry
Am Klopferspitz
82152 Martinsried
GERMANY
oesterhe[at]biochem.mpg[dot]de
Functional analysis of rice SET-domain proteins (4 months)
Fang Yu  (2800)
Dept of Biochemistry
School of Life Sciences
Fudan University
Shanghai
CHINA
littlefang7912[at]yahoo.com[dot]cn
Wen-Hui Shen
Institut de Biologie Moleculaire des Plantes
12 rue du General Zimmer
67084 Strasbourg
FRANCE
wen-hui.shen[at]ibmp-ulp.u-strasbg[dot]fr
Realtime visualization of NO-induced phospholipid-signaling in living plant cells (3 Months)
Ana Laxalt  (901)
Instituto de Investigaciones Biologicas
Universidad Nacional de Mar del Plata
Cc 1245
7600 Mar del Plata
ARGENTINA
amlaxalt[at]mdp.edu[dot]ar
T.W.J.Gadella
Centre for Advanced Microscopy
University of Amsterdam
Kruislaan 316
1098 SM Amsterdam
THE NETHERLANDS
Gadella[at]science.uva[dot]nl
The role of Sall 1 in sperm maturation and reproductive tract development (4 months)
Valeria Zarelli  (1157)
Laboratory of Cellular and Molecular Biology
Institute of Histology and Embryology
National University of Cuyo
Casilla Correo 56
5500 Mendoza
ARGENTINA
zarelli.valeria[at]fcm.uncu.edu[dot]ar
Michael Rauchman
Division of Nephrology
Dept of Veterans Affairs Medical Center
915 N.Grand Boulevard
St Louis, MO, 63106
USA
Michael.Rauchman[at]med.va[dot]gov 
Microcalorimetric characterization of the structure and interactions of recombinant glycogen synthase from Pyrococcus abyssi, a hyperthermophilic archaeon (1 1/2 month)
Stefania Gambetti  (980)
Department of Biochemistry
University of Ferrara
Ferrara
ITALY
stefania_gambetti[at]libero[dot]it
Ernesto Freire
Biology and Biophysics
John Hopkins University
114 Mudd Hall
Baltimore, MD, 21218
USA
ef[at]jhu[dot]edu
Functional characterization of novel moisture stress responsive cDNA clones by Virus induced gene silencing (VIGS) approach (4 months)
Muthappa Senthil-Kumar  (2000)
Department of Crop Physiology
University of Agicultural Sciences
GKVK Campus
Bangalore, 560065
INDIA
senthilphy[at]yahoo[dot]com
Dr Kirankumar S. Mysore
Plant Biology Division
The Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation
2510 Sam Noble Parkway
Ardmore, Oklahoma, 73402
USA
ksmysore[at]noble[dot]org
Interaction of leukotoxin F components with caveolin-1: impact onto pore-formation and toxin location at the surface of the mitochodrion (2 months)
Lamine Said Baba-Moussa  (2800)
Laboratoire de Biochimie et Biologie Moleculaire
ISBA Champ de Foire
04 BP 0320 Cotonou
BENIN
Laminesaid[at]yahoo[dot]fr
Dr Henri Monteil
Institut de Bacteriologie
Faculte de Medecine
Universite Louis Pasteur
3 rue Koeberle
67000 Strasbourg
Henri.Monteil[at]adm-ulp.u-strasbg[dot]fr
Differential expression of plasma membrane proteins in tumour versus normal tissue from oesophagal cancer biopsies (2 1/2 months)
Widaad Zemanay  (2183)
Dept of Medical Biochemistry
Faculty of Health Sciences
University of Cape Town
Anzio Road, Observatory
Cape Town, 7925
SOUTH AFRICA
wzemanay[at]curie.uct.ac[dot]za
Dr John F. Timms
Cancer Proteomics Group
Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research
University College London
Cruciform Building, Room 1.1.9
Gower street
London WC1E 6BT
UK
jtimms[at]ludwig.ucl.ac[dot]uk
Identification of genes involved in Brucella virulence by complementation of existing mutant strains (2 1/2 months)
Regis Hallez  (720)
Labo. de Microbiologie et Genetique Moleculaire
61 rue de Bruxelles
5000 Namur
BELGIUM
regis.hallez[at]fundp.ac[dot]be
Dr Christine Jacobs-Wagner
Dept of Molecular, Cellular and Devel.Biology
Kline Biology Tower 1032
P.O.Box 208103
New Haven, Ct, 06520-8103
USA
christine.jacobs-wagner[at]yale[dot]edu
Effects of tocotrienol obtained from palm oil on the expression of cancer-related genes (1 month)
Dr  Roberto Ambra  (2220)
Istituto Nazionale di Ricerca per gli Alimenti e la Nutrizione
546 via Ardeatina
00178 Roma
ITALY
ambra[at]inran[dot]it
Dr Kalanithi Nesaretnam
Malaysian Palm Oil Board
6 Persiaran Institusi,
Bandar Baru Bangi,
4300 Selangor
MALAYSIA
sarnesar[at]mpob.gov[dot]my
Contribution of chimeras to the diversity of Central Asia and Mediterranean grapevines (4 months)
Dr  Magfrat Muminova (1105)
Science Technology Center
Uzbek Academy of Science
Tashkent
UZBEKISTAN
mmuminova[at]yahoo[dot]com
Dr Jean Masson
INRA
B.P.507
68021 Colmar
FRANCE
masson[at]colmar.inra[dot]fr