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Ravi Sheth Wins Hertz Thesis Prize for Revolutionizing Microbial Research

Hertz Fellow Ravi Sheth was awarded the 2020 Hertz Thesis Prize for developing new tools used in microbial research.
3-May-2021 3:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Pierson Uses Data Science to Highlight Societal Inequities

Hertz Fellow Emma Pierson wields machine learning like a Swiss Army knife to investigate a range of problems, including disparities in COVID-19 testing, the treatment of osteoarthritis, and police discrimination.
12-Apr-2021 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Handheld ultrasound device could become the 21st century stethoscope

Hertz Fellow Nevada Sanchez created the Butterfly iQ+, the world's first handheld whole-body ultrasound system.
24-Mar-2021 3:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

David Schaffer Harnesses "Directed Evolution” for Gene Therapy

Hertz Fellow David Schaffer uses high throughput genetic sequencing technology to identify gene variants that can potentially help restore sight, repair hearts damaged by Fabry disease, and improve lung function in patients with cystic fibrosis.
17-Mar-2021 3:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

48 Finalists Named for the 2021 Hertz Fellowships

The Fannie and John Hertz Foundation today announced 48 finalists for the 2021 Hertz Fellowship in applied science, mathematics, and engineering.
4-Feb-2021 1:50 PM EST Add to Favorites

Derek Haseltine Named Director of the Hertz Fellowship Program

After a national search, the Fannie and John Hertz Foundation has named Derek Haseltine the new director of the Hertz Fellowship Program.
27-Jan-2021 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Hertz Foundation Entrepreneurship Award to Support Microbial Innovation

Hertz Fellow Cheri Ackerman, Cofounder and CEO of Concerto Biosciences, has received the Hertz Foundation’s Harold Newman and David Galas Entrepreneurial Initiative Award. She plans to use the $25,000 grant to help her company find solutions for...
19-Nov-2020 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

2021 Hertz Fellowship Application Now Open

The Fannie and John Hertz Foundation today announced that it is accepting applications for the 2021 Hertz Fellowship awards. The Hertz Fellowship provides financial and lifelong professional support for graduate students in the applied physical and...
20-Aug-2020 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


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