Congratulations to Frances Yap, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Biochemistry, who was awarded a grant from the Edward Mallinckrodt, Jr. Foundation. Dr. Yap’s project will study the ligand- and sequence-specific inhibition of protein synthesis by antibiotics.
The Edward Mallinckrodt, Jr. Foundation funds basic research projects in the St. Louis area, as well as throughout the United States, with emphasis on supporting early stage investigators. Research of recipients usually focuses on furthering the understanding or treatment of human disease. For more information, see the Foundation website.