$1.5M National Institutes of Health (NIH) Director’s New Innovator Award

3 years ago

Professor Keriann Backus receives prestigious $1.5 million New Innovator Award from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) High-Risk, High-Reward Research program.   Backus received the award for her research titled “A […]

$1.5M National Institutes of Health (NIH) Director’s New Innovator Award
October 6

Professor Keriann Backus selected for the Packard Fellowship

4 years ago

The David and Lucile Packard Foundation selects Professor Keriann Backus as one of 20 recipients of the 2020 Packard Fellowships for Science and Engineering.   In being selected as one of […]

Professor Keriann Backus selected for the Packard Fellowship
October 15

Keriann Backus named the Alexander and Renee Kolin Endowed Chair

4 years ago

Professor Keriann Backus has been named to the Alexander and Renee Kolin Endowed Professorship of Molecular Biology and Biophysics Term Chair for five years.  This endowed chair is funded by […]

Keriann Backus named the Alexander and Renee Kolin Endowed Chair
February 19

2019 DARPA Young Faculty Award

5 years ago

Professor Keriann Backus is the recipient of a prestigious 2019 Young Faculty Award from the US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). Backus is an assistant professor of biological chemistry […]

2019 DARPA Young Faculty Award
July 10

2019 Beckman Young Investigator

5 years ago

Professor Keriann Backus has been selected as a 2019 Beckman Young Investigator by the Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation. Backus will use her Beckman funding to develop new approaches to […]

2019 Beckman Young Investigator
May 29