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2021 Sloan Research Fellowship Winner awarded to Urbain Weyemi

WeyemiThe Sloan Research Fellowship honors outstanding early-career scientists in eight fields. Dr. Weyemi is among the 128 scholars from across the country selected by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation to receive this award. 

Since the first Sloan Research Fellowships were awarded in 1955, 96 faculty from UT Austin have received a fellowship.

Weyemi joined the Department of Molecular Biosciences as a Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas Scholar in Cancer Biology in 2019. He researches at the intersection of cancer biology, neurodegeneration and epigenetics, focusing on how damage to the human DNA leads to cancer and other diseases. He is also a member of the LiveStrong Cancer Institutes at Dell Medical School. Learn more about Weyemi and his work in our recent Q&A

"A Sloan Research Fellow is a rising star, plain and simple", said Adam F. Falk, president of the Alfred P. Solan Foundation. "To receive a Fellowship is to be told by the scientific community that your achievements as a young scholar are already driving the research frontier."

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