Gygi and Liberles Lab postdocs awarded Helen Hay Whitney Fellowships

Headshot of Shelly Kalaora and Nipun Basrur

Gygi lab postdoc Shelly Kalaora has received a 2023 Helen Hay Whitney Fellowship for her work on new approaches to understanding cancer drivers via protein interaction networks of mutated genes.

Liberles lab postdocs Nipun Basrur is the recipient of  a 2023 Helen Hay Whitney Fellowship for his work on sensing homeostatic sleep drive through the interoceptive nervous system.

The Helen Hay Whitney Foundation Fellowship provides independent postdoctoral research support to young biomedical scientists. The Foundation recognizes and encourages independent thinking, creativity, and passion for scientific discovery.