Six 2011 NFXF Summer Student Fellowship awards of $2,500 each were recently awarded to deserving students.
Since the late 1990’s the NFXF Student Fellowships awards have benefited approximately 75 young scientists to the tune of nearly $200,000.
This year’s recipients are:
- Zaynah Sadiq – Stanford University School of Medicine
Quality of life as an outcome of developmental trajectories in Fragile X during the transition from adolescence to adulthood
- Michelle Frazer – University of Michigan
Correction of behavioral phenotypes in FXTAS model mice
- Cynthia Chen – Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Structural basis for the recognition of RNA by the Fragile X Mental Retardation Protein, FMRP
- Scott Danielson – Emory University School of Medicine
Targeting excess PI3K signaling to rescue dendritic spine morphology in a FXS mouse model
- Annie Pally – University of Houston
FMRP regulation of the central mevalonate pathway in a Fragile X mouse model
- Emily Liang – Stanford University
Evaluating FreeSurfer as an analysis tool for longitudinal structural MRI in young adults with FXS