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Awards for Senior Scholars 2004: Aging Program and Global Infectious Disease Program

The Ellison Medical Foundation is pleased to announce the Senior Scholar Awardees for 2004. They are:

Aging Program

Monica Driscoll, Ph.D.
Rutgers University
Genetic Analyses of Extended Healthspan in C. elegans

Caleb E. Finch, Ph.D.
University of Southern California
ApoE Isoforms in the Evolution of Human Diet and Longevity from Chimpanzee-like Ancestors

Alfred L. Goldberg, Ph.D.
Harvard Medical School
Regulation of Protein Degradation by the Ubiquitin-Proteasome Pathway in Aging

Robert D. Goldman, Ph.D.
Northwestern University
Nuclear Lamin A Mutations in Progeria

Harry B. Gray, Ph.D.
California Institute of Technology
Misfolding and Aggregation of Alzheimerís and Parkinsonís Polypeptides

H. Robert Horvitz, Ph.D.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Genetic Control of Aging in C. elegans

Estela Medrano, Ph.D.
Baylor College of Medicine
Epigentic Control of Senescence and Aging

Thomas A. Rando, M.D., Ph.D.
Stanford University
Mechanisms of Rejuvenation of Tissue-specific Stem Cells

Heidi Scrable, Ph.D.
University of Virginia
Genetic Models to Chart the Course of Aging in the Mouse

Marc Tatar, Ph.D.
Brown University
Metabolomic Analysis of Drosophila Aging by Stable Isotope Spectrometry

Alexander Varshavsky, Ph.D.
California Institute of Technology
Lifespan Extension: Overexpression Strategies in the Mouse and Yea

Global Infectious Disease Program

John Carlson, Ph.D.
Yale University
Rational Development of Novel Insect Repellents and Traps for the Control of Disease Vectors

Karen P. Day, Ph.D.
New York University School of Medicine
Quorum Sensing and Malaria Parasites

JoAnne L. Flynn, Ph.D.
University of Pittsburgh
Host-mediated Control of Tuberculosis: What are the Important Factors?

Jorge E. GalŠn, Ph.D.
Yale University School of Medicine
Molecular and Functional Bases of Campylobacter jejuni Pathogenesis

Alexander D. Johnson, Ph.D.
University of California, San Francisco
Prions, Epigenetics, and Virulence in a Fungal Pathogen

Beth Levine, M.D.
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas
Autophagy as a Novel Mechanism of Innate Immunity against Intracellular Pathogens

Ruslan Medzhitov, Ph.D.
Yale University School of Medicine
Immunobiology of Co-infection

Megan B. Murray, M.D.
Harvard School of Public Health
Comparative Genomics and the Molecular Epidemiology of Tuberculosis

Daniel A. Portnoy, Ph.D.
University of California, Berkeley
Production of Muramyl Dipeptides and Induction of Type I Interferon by Listeria monocytogenes and Mycobacterium tuberculosis

Dyann F. Wirth, Ph.D.
Harvard School of Public Health
Diversifying Selection in Plasmodium falciparum