Spotlight on... New NRC Faculty
K. Matthew Scaglione received his Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from McKendree University in 2001 and his Doctorate in Biochemistry from Saint Louis University School of Medicine in 2007 where his research focused on ubiquitin pathways in cancer. He performed postdoctoral studies at the University of Michigan School of Medicine from 2007 until 2013 investigating the role of protein quality control pathways in neurodegenerative diseases. During his postdoctoral studies Dr. Scaglione was awarded a F32 (Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award) and a NIH K99/R00 (Pathway to Independence Award). Dr. Scaglione joined the faculty of the Medical College of Wisconsin in 2013.
(Excerpt taken from Biochemistry webpage)
**The application cycle for 2014 has begun**
Request for Proposals for NRC Pilot Grants - funded by Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin (AHW) Research and Education Program Funds.
Proposal Deadline: July 8, 2014
Funding Start: January 1, 2015
The Neuroscience Research Center (NRC) plans to fund four categories of Pilot Grants to enhance research capacity in neuroscience research. The goals of this funding mechanism are to provide seed funding for new collaborative projects, for purchasing critical pieces of small equipment, or for a period of training.