Jacob Ayers awarded Postdoc Fellowship from the ALS Association
Dr. Jacob Ayers, a postdoctoral fellow in the laboratory of Dr. David Borchelt, was awarded a two-year Postdoctoral Fellowship from the Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Association for his proposal, ” Pathogenic role of wild-type superoxide dismutase 1 in ALS”. The award begins in August 2012.
Jacob received his PhD in Medical Microbiology and Immunology in 2010 from Creighton University in Omaha underder the mentorship of Dr. Jason Bartz. He was a Research Associate in the Department of Physical Therapy at Creighton before joining the Univrsity of Florida in 2011 as a Postdoctoral Fellow under the mentorship of Dr. David Borchelt.