RNA Researcher Regional Award Finalist

Assistant professor recognized for postdoctoral research

Kate Meyer, an assistant professor in the department of biochemistry in the medical school, has been named a regional finalist in the Blavatnik Awards administered by the New York Academy of Sciences.Three winners and six finalists are chosen from the fields of Life Sciences, Chemistry, and Physical Sciences and Engineering. Each finalist receives a $10,000 prize at the academy's gala in November. Meyer was nominated for her work on RNA biology while working at Weill Cornell Medical College.