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Joel L. Rosenbaum

Yale Medicine Magazine, 1999 - Fall / 2000 - Winter


The National Institutes of Health has awarded a MERIT Award to Joel L. Rosenbaum, professor of molecular, cellular and developmental biology, for continuation of his laboratory’s research on the synthesis and assembly of flagellar proteins. The award provides long-term support to investigators of proven research competence and productivity who are working actively in a research area that is of special importance or promise. Rosenbaum studies a bi-flagellate alga called Chlamydomonas and has identified processes essential for the development and maintenance of cell organelles. His work could have implications for numerous human illnesses and diseases, including cystic fibrosis.