Congratulations to Daniel Kim, Ph.D., winner of the National Academy of Sciences’ Cozzarrelli Prize.
Daniel’s 2008 first-author, graduate student paper “MicroRNA-directed transcriptional gene silencing in mammalian cells” (PNAS 105:16230-16235) was selected as the most outstanding contribution in the biological sciences published last year in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA. Six of 3,500 PNAS papers received the Cozzarrelli Prize.
Daniel, a Caltech undergraduate, came to City of Hope Irell & Manella Graduate School of Biological Sciences in 2004. He conducted his thesis research in the lab of John Rossi, Ph.D., and is now a postdoctoral fellow at Harvard Medical School.
Daniel is the second City of Hope graduate student whose research has been honored by PNAS. The first was Jing Song, Ph.D., whose thesis advisor was Yuan Chen, Ph.D.
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