Four faculty members awarded Sloan Research Fellowships

Four School of Medicine faculty members are among 126 American and Canadian scholars to receive 2014 Sloan Research Fellowships.

The faculty members are Maria Barna, PhD, assistant professor of genetics and developmental biology; Anshul Kundaje, PhD, assistant professor of genetics and of computer science; Julia Salzman, PhD, assistant professor of biochemistry; and Liang Feng, PhD, assistant professor of molecular and cellular physiology.

Each fellow will receive $50,000 for research-related costs.

Fellows are selected by an independent panel of senior scholars on the basis of their independent research accomplishments, creativity and potential to become a leader in their fields. The fellowships have been awarded by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation since 1955.

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