Samuel Wang awarded a Meck Foundation grant

Dr. Samuel Sheng-hung Wang received an award of $1 million for five years from Keck Foundation to support his medical research. Dr. Wang, born on May 4, 1967, received his doctorate from stanford University in 1993 and is now Assistant Professor of Molecular Biology at Princeton University. The W.M. Keck 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. Since 1999, the program has awarded grants of up to $1 million to each of five junior faculty investigators at leading research universities and institutions annually. Originally conceived as a five-year project, the program has been extended through 2008. Nominations from institutions are accepted on an invitation-only basis.

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