Life Sciences Research Foundation — Young Investigators (2020)

Organization Name 
Award Date 
5/2020
Grant Amount 
$585,000
Purpose 
To support early-career investigators.
Topic (focus area) 

Grant investigators: Heather Youngs and Chris Somerville

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Open Philanthropy recommended a grant of $585,000 to the Life Sciences Research Foundation to support early-career investigators. The funds will support three postdoctoral fellows for three years apiece. The fellows have proposed research projects investigating viral pathogenesis and the neural control of behavior.

This follows our April 2019 support. It falls within our work on scientific research, specifically within our interest in advancing transformative basic science.