SCR Young Faculty Investigator Award
Swati Joshi Barve, Ph.D., Department of Medicine. "Is Pollution Linked to Unsuccessful Anti-HCV IFNα Therapy?"
Oleg Barski, Ph.D., Diabetes and Obesity Center. "Redox Regulation of Kv Channels: Obligatory Role of Kv C-terminus in Sensing Pyridine Nucleotide Binding to the Kv Beta Subunit."
Innovation in Biotechnology
Nolan Boyd, Ph.D., Cardiovascular Innovation Institute. "Derivation and Characterization of Human Embryonic Stem Cell Sourced Contractile Cells."
Innovation in Behavioral Sciences
Robert Topp, RN, Ph.D., School of Nursing. "Verbal Abuse of Pediatric Nurses by Patients and Families."
Most Promising Basic Science Research
Pascale Alard, Ph.D, Department of Microbiology and Immunology. "Accumulation of Nuclear β-catenin in Dendritic Cells from NOD Mice Induces Production of Pro-inflammatory Cytokines and Subsequent Induction of IFNγ-producing T Cells Implicated in Diabetes Progression."
Potential for Major Clinical Applications
James Wittliff, Ph.D., Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. "Molecular Diagnostics Identifying an Increased Likelihood of Breast Cancer Recurrence."