Kelada recognized by National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences

Samir Kelada, PhD, assistant professor, Department of Genetics, was one of six scientists across the nation to receive the Outstanding New Environmental Scientist (ONES) award.

Kelada recognized by National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences click to enlarge Samir Kelada, PhD

The award was created in 2006 by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences – part of the National Institutes of Health – to recognize outstanding early-career scientists.

Kelada was awarded nearly $1.5 million for his work to identify the genes and pathways that play a role in the effect of ozone on asthma.

Read the full announcement here.

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