RNA sequencing methods developer given career award

Christina Kendziorski, PhD, is a professor of biostatistics and medical informatics. She develops statistical methods and software for genomic based studies of development and disease and is known for her widely used methods for RNA-sequencing studies. Kendziorski has also collaborated with companies including Nimblegen, ThirdWave Technologies, Eli Lilly, and Merck Pharmaceuticals.

Kellett Mid-Career Award

Kellett Mid-Career Awards support those who are seven to 20 years past their first promotion to a tenured position. The award was created to provide support and encouragement to faculty at a critical stage of their careers. The honor, named for the late William R. Kellett, a former president of the WARF board of trustees and president of Kimberly-Clark Corporation, comes with $75,000 that may be spent over five years.

Source – University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

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