- Janet M. Stavnezer, PhD, professor of molecular genetics & microbiology and pathology: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, Molecular Basis of Immunoglobulin Heavy Chain Switch, five months, $28,839*
- Gary S. Stein, PhD, the Gerald L. Haidak, MD, and Zelda S. Haidak Professor of Cell Biology and chair and professor of cell biology: National Cancer Institute, Cell Cycle Regulation of Histone Gene Expression, one year, $340,213; recommended for four more years, $1.5 million
- Hong Zhang, PhD, assistant professor of cell biology: National Cancer Institute, Genetic Pathways of Replicative Senescence and Its Function in Tumorigenesis, one year, $340,300; recommended for one more year, $341,338*
*These NIH funds were awarded under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 2009. Multiple funding options exist under the ARRA, including accelerating ongoing science by supplementing existing grants and funding new grants that are likely to produce results within two years. For additional information about NIH ARRA funding, visit grants.nih.gov/recovery.