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Grants @ Wesleyan
New Animal Welfare Assurance Number
Effective July 25, 2016, OLAW implemented a new Animal Welfare Assurance database that utilizes a new numbering format. Wesleyan’s new number is D16-00543.
Who You Gonna Call???
Ever wonder who you should contact at the NIH for your particular question? The NIH has created a chart that helps you determine who to contact for a specific question by defining roles and responsibilities and when and who to contact. The chart can be found here.
NIH to Support Weir’s Research on Ribosome Protein Translation
Michael Weir, professor of biology, professor of integrative sciences, received a grant worth $491,599 from the National Institutes of Health in September. Weir will use the award to better understand how ribosomes — the machines that make proteins — choose sequences in mRNAs (messenger ribonucleic acids) to start protein translation. “This is an ongoing challenge…
Kuenzli, Horst Honored with NEH Grants for Book Projects
Two Wesleyan faculty received National Endowment for the Humanities grants on Aug. 9. Katherine Kuenzli, associate professor of art history, received a $250,000 Scholarly Editions and Translations grant. She and project co-directors Michael André and Kathleen James-Chakraborty will use the funds to prepare a critical edition and translation of a selection of writings by the Belgian…