International Union of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Wood Whelan Awardees 2011

The fellowships are listed in the following format:

Title and Duration of a Research Project
Recipient (Award in US$)Host supervisor

Vivo Cardiac Physiology
2 months

Elisa Lucas Fernandez (US$ 3000)
Nicolas Cabrera, 1

E-mail: elucas[at]cbm.uam[dot]es

Walter J. Koch
Director, Center for Translational Medicine
Department of Medicine
1025 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA

E-mail: Walter.koch[at]jefferson[dot]edu

Alga Chlamydomonas reinhardtii
1 month

Silvia Ramundo (US$ 2750)
Laboratory of Jean-David Rochaix
Department of Molecular Biology
University of Geneva 30
Quai Ernest-Ansermet
1204 Geneva, Switzerland

E-mail: silvia.ramundo[at]unige[dot]ch

Sabeeha Merchant
UCLA-DOE Institute for Genomics & Proteomics
201 Paul Boyer Hall
611 Charles E. Young Drive East
Los Angeles , CA 90095-1570,

E-mail: Sabeeha[at]mbi.ucla[dot]edu

Label-Free Interaction Analysis of Cytochrome c and Novel Protein Partners during PCD in Real-time Using Surface Plasmon Resonance
1 month

Katiuska Gonzalez Arzola (US$ 2400)
Institute of Plant Biochemistry and Photosynthesis
Av. Americo Vespucio
Seville, Spain

E-mail: Katiuska.gonzalez[at]ibvf.csic[dot]es

Prof. Dr. Rita Bernhardt
Campus, Geb. B2.2
D-66123 Saarbrucken

E-mail: ritabern[at]mx.uni-saarland[dot]de

Functional study of RNA-packaging into exosomes and delivery to cells
6 months

Luisa Statello (US$ 2500)
University of Catania

E-mail: luisastatello[at]gmail[dot]com

Hadi Valadi
University of Gothenburg
Dept of Rheumatology & Inflammation research
Box 480, S-413 46 Gothenburg

E-mail: Hadi.valadi[at]gu[dot]se

Lipoteichoic acid synthesis and modifications during osmotic stress in Lactobacillus casei
3 months

Maria Mercedes Palomino (US$ 1536)
Departamento de Quimica Biologica
4to piso , Pabellon II
Ciudad Universitaria
Capital Federal (1428)
Buenos Aires, Argentina

E-mail: troperoso[at]hotmail[dot]com

Dr. Angelika Grundling
Imperial College London
Department of Microbiology
Flowers Building
London SW7 2AZ

E-mail: a.grundling[at][dot]uk

The role of DNA Methyltransferase1 in regulating the Human Papilloma virus life cycle in the differentiating epithelium
3 months

Chitra Pattabiraman (US$ 3000)
National Centre for Biological Sciences
GKVK, Bellary Road
Bangalore – 560065

E-mail: pchitra[at]ncbs.res[dot]in

Laimonis A. Laimins
Guy and Ann Youmans Professor and Chair
Department of Micorbiology-Immunology
Chicago, IL 60611, USA

E-mail: l-laimins[at]northwestern[dot]edu

Somatic Embryos maturation of Theobroma cacao (L.) and Metabolism of storage compounds
2 months

Noah Mboene Alexandre (US$ 3000)
Laboratory of Plant Physiology
Department of Biological Science
Higher Teachers Training College
PO Box 47 Yaounde-Cameroon

E-mail: noahmbalr[at]yahoo[dot]fr

Prof. Dr. Hans-Peter Braun
Institute for Plant Genetics of Hanover University
30419 Hannover

E-mail: braun[at]genetik.uni-hannover[dot]de

Eczema, traffic related pollution and genetic variations in xenobiotic metabolizing enzymes
3 months

Miaozhi Li (US$ 2900)
Institute for Nutritional Sciences
Chinese Academy of Sciences
294 Taiyuan Road
Shanghai, China

E-mail: mzli[at][dot]cn

Prof. Dr. Jean Krutmann
IUF gGmbh
Auf’m Hennekamp 50
D-40225 Dusseldorf

E-mail: Monika.Brinkmann[at]uni-duesseldorf[dot]de

Studies on the molecular and cellular mechanisms of action of anti-tumor antibodies elicited by a novel cancer vaccine that targets the epidermal growth factor receptor
3 months

Yasser Almeida Hernandez (US$ 1500)
Centre of Molecular Immunology
216st. and 15th Ave
Atabey, Playa
P.O. Box 16040
Havana, Cuba

E-mail: almeida[at]cim.sld[dot]cu

Prof. Inger Helene Madshus
Institute of Pathology
Oslo University Hospital