Life Sciences Research Foundation — Young Investigators (2022)

Open Philanthropy recommended a grant of $751,000 to the Life Sciences Research Foundation to support early-career investigators. The funds will support four postdoctoral fellows for three years apiece. The fellows have proposed research projects investigating immunology, virology, and gastroenterology.

Fellows

Alexa Weingarden (Info)

Arthur Kim (Info)

Ian Boys (Info)

Tiago Bruno Rezende de Castro (Info)

 

This follows our April 2019 support and falls within our focus area of scientific research, specifically within our interest in advancing transformative basic science.

Life Sciences Research Foundation — Young Investigators (2021)

Open Philanthropy recommended a grant of $630,000 over three years 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 aspects of immunology.

This follows our May 2020 support and falls within our work on scientific research, specifically within our interest in advancing transformative basic science.

Life Sciences Research Foundation — Young Investigators (2020)


Grant investigators: Heather Youngs and Chris Somerville

This page was reviewed but not written by the grant investigator. Life Sciences Research Foundation staff also reviewed this page prior to publication.


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.

Life Sciences Research Foundation — Young Investigators (2019)

A cohort of LSRF fellows. (Photo courtesy of LSRF)

Grant investigators: Chris Somerville and Heather Youngs

This page was reviewed but not written by the grant investigator. LSRF staff also reviewed this page prior to publication.

The Open Philanthropy Project recommended a grant of $1,170,000 to the Life Sciences Research Foundation to support early-career investigators. The funds will support six postdoctoral fellows for three years apiece. The fellows have proposed research projects investigating Alzheimer’s disease, infectious disease dynamics, forebrain development, cross-species transmission of bird flu, muscle stem cell function, and immune system evolution.

This discretionary grant follows our April 2018 support and falls within our work on scientific research, specifically within our interest in advancing transformative basic science.

Life Sciences Research Foundation — Young Investigators (2018)

A cohort of LSRF fellows. (Photo courtesy of LSRF)

Grant investigators: Chris Somerville and Heather Youngs

This page was reviewed but not written by the grant investigators. Life Sciences Research Foundation staff reviewed this page prior to publication.

The Open Philanthropy Project recommended a grant of $780,000 to the Life Sciences Research Foundation to support early-career investigators. The funds will support four postdoctoral fellows for three years apiece. The fellows have proposed research projects investigating immunology, virology, neurobiology, and tuberculosis.

This is a discretionary grant and falls within our work on scientific research.