Zachary Morris ’02 earns prestigious $1.25 million NIH award
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded Zachary Morris ’02 $1.25 million as part of the NIH Director’s Early Independence Award. Morris is an assistant professor in the Department of Oncology at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health.
The award is given to a small group of early-career scientists to help them establish their independent research careers. The five-year award will support Morris’s preclinical research on combining radiation and immunotherapies to treat metastatic cancers.
Morris will use the funding to expand research on in situ tumor vaccination. This is a therapeutic approach in which a single tumor site is targeted with treatments that are intended to generate a very strong, local anti-tumor immune response.
Visit here for more information.
The fall meeting of the Alumni Association Board of Directors is set for Sept. 24-25 on campus and in person! New Alumni Board members who […]
Ripon College President Zach Messitte announced today that he will leave his position at the end of the fall 2021 semester and return to his […]
Mary Jane Bumby ’52 of Green Lake, Wisconsin, recently was honored with a Watershed Hero Award from the Green Lake Association. The program recognizes community […]
A new video honoring Angelique Gianas Fong ’95 of Mission Viejo, California, has been posted by the Anaheim Ducks, a professional team that competes in […]