RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. – 7 September 2023 – The Burroughs Wellcome Fund (BWF), a private foundation dedicated to advancing biomedical sciences, is proud to announce the recipients of the Resident Faculty Scholar (RFS) award for 2023-24.
The 2023 Resident Faculty Scholar awardees are:
Daniel Jay, PhD
Institution: Tufts University
Project Title: Enacting an Art-Science Institute
Charles Nunn, PhD
Institution: Duke University
Project Title: Advancing Evolutionary Medicine and Global Health
The Resident Faculty Scholar award, established by the Burroughs Wellcome Fund, aims to support who hold independent faculty positions at degree-granting institutions in the United States. The award provides a generous grant of up to $125,000 over a period of a year, allowing the recipients to partner with BWF onsite in pursuit of innovative research and educational initiatives without financial constraints. By providing the necessary resources, the Burroughs Wellcome Fund empowers these talented individuals to push the boundaries of scientific discovery, creativity, and education.
“We are delighted to recognize and support the exceptional talent represented by Dr. Nunn and Dr. Jay said Dr. Louis J. Muglia, President and CEO of the Burroughs Wellcome Fund. “Their groundbreaking research and commitment to scientific excellence align perfectly with our mission to foster innovation and advance biomedical knowledge. We believe that the Resident Faculty Scholar award will allow them to partner with BWF to continue their impactful work and further contribute to the scientific community.”
Jay and Nunn join the 2022 Resident Faculty Scholar Michael Ferdig, PhD as Resident Faculty Scholars. For more information about Ferdig, listen to his audiocast.
For more information about the Burroughs Wellcome Fund and the Resident Faculty Scholar award, please visit bwfund.org.
About the Burroughs Wellcome Fund:
The Burroughs Wellcome Fund is a private foundation dedicated to advancing biomedical science by supporting outstanding scientists. Founded in 1955, the Fund supports research, educational activities, and other initiatives that address important challenges in the biomedical field.