We are excited to announce the creation of a Memorandum of Understanding between the Kyoto University for Chemical Research and The Ohio State University’s Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry!
Biochemistry Category Winners
1st place: Lahiru Wimalasena - Biochemistry; Advisor: Marcos Sotomayor
1st place: Kyle Shafer - Biochemistry; Advisor: Dmitri Kudryashov
Dr. Sotomayor received his first NIH R01 grant this month. The proposed work, now funded by the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIH NIDCD) for five years, focusses on the nanomechanics of inner-ear tip link proteins essential for hearing and balance.