January 18, 2012

CBC Junior Investigator Daniel Dombeck receives a Whitehall Foundation Award

Dan_DombeckDan Dombeck received a Whitehall Foundation grant for his proposal, Dissecting the Cellular Circuit Mechanisms Underlying Place Field Firing. The award is for $225,000 and will be distributed over three years. The Whitehall Foundation funds grants for life sciences research with an emphasis on funding young scientists.

Dan joined the Department of Neurobiology in February 2011 as an Assistant Professor and set up his laboratory on Northwestern University’s Evanston campus. Dan was selected as one of six outstanding newly recruited Assistant Professors who had accepted faculty positions at CBC institutions to receive a CBC Junior Investigator Award.