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Yale Cancer Center Investigator Awarded ISSNAF Young Investigator Award

November 10, 2022

Giulia Biancon, PhD, has been awarded the 2022 Italian Scientists & Scholars in North America Foundation (ISSNAF) Young Investigator Paola Campese Award. She was presented with the award on Monday, November 7th during a ceremony at the Italian Embassy in Washington, DC.

Giulia Biancon, PhD, is a Postdoctoral Associate in the lab of Stephanie Halene, MD, PhD. Dr. Halene is the Arthur H and Isabel Bunker Associate Professor of Medicine (Hematology) and Associate Professor of Pathology, and Chief of the Section of Hematology at Yale School of Medicine. Dr. Biancon’s research is focused on dissecting the role of splicing factor mutations in myeloid malignancies merging molecular and computational biology.

ISSNAF confers the Young Investigator Awards every year to outstanding, early career Italian researchers who work in the United States or Canada in recognition of their significant and innovative contributions to their field of study. Specifically, the Paola Campese Award for Research in Hematologic Malignancies was established by Stefania and Vito Campese in 2011 in memory of their young, talented, and generous daughter, Paola.

Congratulations Dr. Biancon!

Submitted by Emily Montemerlo on November 10, 2022