2020 Kaushal Family Award Recipients

Posted On: September 02, 2020

The Department of Genetics is pleased to recognize the winners of the 2020 Kaushal Family Awards in Genetics, which recognizes excellence in genetic research through publication by a graduate student and postdoctoral fellow. While we received many great submissions, these three applicants stood out for their remarkable use of genetic and genomic technologies to address fundamental questions of biomedical importance. Please join us for a special award ceremony with virtual presentations by the recipients this fall, date TDB.


Jennifer Luppino – Joyce Lab – Predoctoral Award Recipient

Cohesin promotes stochastic domain intermingling to ensure proper regulation of boundary-proximal genes

Eduardo Torre – Raj Lab – Predoctoral Award Recipient

Genetic screening for single-cell variability modulators driving therapy resistance

Qi Qiu – Wu Lab – Postdoctoral Award Recipient

Massively parallel and time-resolved RNA sequencing in single cells with scNT-Seq