The following is a list of the 2013 fellows, their mentors, and the titles of their proposals. An abstract of each fellow's project is available by clicking on their name.
Mentors: Dr. Adam Geballe (Human Biology) and Dr. Harmit Malik (Basic Sciences)
Propoal Title: "Evolution of PKR antagonism in primate cytomegaloviruses"
Mentors: Dr. Michael Lagunoff (Microbiology, UW) and Dr. Alejandro Wolf-Yadlin (Genome Science, UW)
Proposal Title: "Changes in glucose and glutamine utilization during KSHV infection"
Mentors: Dr. Grace John-Stewart (Epidemiology, UW) and Dr. Stephen DeRosa (VIDD)
Proposal Title: "Infant ART response and the role of host immune responses"
Mentors: Dr. Ann Duerr (VIDD) and Dr. Steven Goodreau (Anthropology, UW)
Proposal Title: "Concurrency and acute infection: Drivers fo the HIV epidemic among men who have sex with men in Lima, Peru?"
Mentors: Dr. Harmit Malik (Basic Sciences) and Dr. Michael Emerman (Human Biology)
Proposal Title: "Evolution of antiviral specificity and function of the primate Mx GTPases"
Mentors: Dr. Rachel Klevit (UW Biochemistry) and Dr. David Hockenbery (Clinical Research)
Proposal Title: "HSPB1 and HSPB5 as Targets for Treating Chemoresistance in Cancers"
Mentors: Dr. Alanna Ruddell (Comparative Medicine, UW) and Dr. Andrew Farr (Biological Structure, UW)
Proposal Title: "mCLCA1 regulation of lymph node lymphangiogenesis"
Mentors: Dr. Alanna Ruddell (Comparative Medicine, UW) and Dr. Brian Iritani (Comparative Medicine, UW)
Proposal Title: "Lymph node alterations in melanoma"
Mentors: Dr. Sue Biggins (Basic Sciences) and Dr. Charles Asbury (Physiology & Biophysics, UW)
Proposal Title: "Elucidating the multiple functions of CLASP in kinetochore biorientation"
Mentors: Dr. Florian Hladik (VIDD) and Dr. Muneesh Tewari (Human Biology)
Proposal Title: "Effect of exosomes and exosomal miRNA in semen on mucosal immunity to HIV"