Michael J. Peach Past Award Winners

YearWinnersDepartmentMentorResearch Title
2019Michael SchappePharmacologyBimal DesaiCharacterization of the Chanzyme TRPM7 in Macrophages
2018Vlad SerbuleaPharmacologyNorbert LeitingerControl of Macrophage Metabolism by Oxidized Phospholipids – Implications in Obesity-associated Adipose Tissue Inflammation
2017Claudia HanMicrobiologyKodi RavichandranPhagocytic Communication During Apoptotic Cell Clearance and Inflammation
2016Jim CronkNeuroscienceJonathan KipnisThe role of microglia in neurodevelopmental diseases
2015Sherin RouhaniMicrobiologyVictor EngelhardImmune responses to tumors and immunotherapy
2014Alex LohmanMolecular Physiology and Biological PhysicsBrant IsaksonPannexin channels in the endothelium of small veins and arteries
2013Dan MatsonBiochemistryP. Todd StukenbergSpindle Checkpoint Mechanisms
2012Noel C. DereckiNeuroscienceJonathan KipnisNeuroimmunology; Neurodegenerative and Mental Disorders
2011Faraaz B. ChekeniMolecular Medicine – Physiology, Pharmacology and PathologyKodi RavichandranPannexin 1 Channels Mediate Find-me Signal Release and Selective Plasma Membrane Permeability During Apoptosis
2010Stephen P. BakerBiochemistryPatrick GrantUnderstanding how Histone Phosphorylation Regulates DNA-mediated Cellular Processes and how Aberrant Regulation of These Processes Influences Increased Cell Proliferation and Ultimately Transformation
2009Karin Eisinger-MathasonMicrobiologyDeborah LanniganThe Role of RSK2 Nuclear Translocation in Oncogenesis
2008Ed StitesBiophysicsKodi RavichandranTheoretical and Experimental Analysis of Oncogenic Ras Signaling
2007Michael NelsonNeuroscienceSlobodan TodorovicT-Type Calcium Channels in Nociceptive Neurons
2006Catherine ChristianNeuroscienceSuzanne MoenterDiurnal and Estradiol-dependent Regulation of the Neuroendocrine Signal for Ovulation
2005Michael KageyBiochemistryDavid WottenIdentification and Molecular Characterization of the Polycomb Protein Pc2 as a Novel SUMO E3 Ligase
2004Nima MosammaparastMicrobiologyLucy PembertonLinking Histone Nuclear Transport to Chromation Assembly
2003Steven JacobsBiochemistrySepideh KhorasanizadehStructure and Function of the Heterochromatin Protein 1 Chromo Domain
2003Shaharyah KhanNeuroscience and MSTPJames BennettMitochondria and Neurodegenerative Disease: A Common Mechanism
2002Carolyn CroninNeuroscience and MSTPHeidi ScrableRole of Tyrosine in Retinogeniculate Development: Generation and Use of a LAC-Regulatable Muse Model
2001Michael NemergutMicrobiology and MSTPIan MacaraActivity of the Nuclear Transport Regulator RCC1 by Histones H2A and H2B
2001Edmund TalleyNeuroscienceDoug BaylissNeuromodulation of Hypoglossal Motoneurons:Cellular and Developmental Mechanisms
2000John LuckeyMicrobiology and MSTPVictor EngelhardRole of Proteasomes and Non-Proteasomal Proteases in the Generation of Class I Mhc Associated Peptides
1999Claudette FullerMicrobiologyVivian BracialeDifferential Activation of Cytotoxic CD8 + T Lymphocytes by Staphylococcal Enterotoxin B
1999Elizabeth NortonCell BiologyJohn HerrMonoclonal Antibody S19 and Its Cognate Antigen SAGA-1:A Model Antigen-Antibody System for Contraceptive Development
1998Claudio MosseMicrobiologyVictor EngelhardAntigen Processing Pathway of Tyrosine: A Membrane Associated Melanoma Protein
1998David TiceMicrobiologySally ParsonsRole of c-Src in Tumorigenesis
1997Mark EsserMicrobiologyVivian BracialeCharacterization of Activation Requirements for Cytolytic T Lymphocyte Effector Functions
1997Kristine GarzaMicrobiologyKen TungAutoimmunity and Tolerance
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