Amy Pasquinelli named 2006 Distinguished Young Scholar

JULY 17, 2006

By Patricia Walsh

Amy Pasquinelli
Amy Pasquinelli

Assistant professor Amy Pasquinelli has been named one of five Distinguished Young Scholars for 2006 by the Wm.M. Keck Foundation. The Foundation established the Distinguished Young Scholars in Medical Research Program to give the nation's most promising young scientists the resources they need to pursue potentially breakthrough research projects in biomedicine. The Foundation recognized Pasquinelli for her research on the central problem of how microRNAs regulate specific target genes. Pasquinelli is a member of the Molecular Biology section.