Carlos Castañeda, PhD is an assistant professor and Biology & Chemistry and Neuroscience faculty member here at Syracuse University. Recently, he has been awarded two prominent grants!
First, his National Science Foundation (NSF) Career Award was recommended for funding, and more recently his Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Association Grant was recommended for funding, as well.
Dr. Castañeda's work centers on determining the physiological and pathophysiological function of Ubiquilin-2, a ubiquitin-like protein whose gene is mutated in a proportion of familiar ALS patients.
You can visit the NSF webpage to learn more about their work and their funding by clicking here, and you can also learn more about Dr. Castañeda's work in his Syracuse Univeristy research laboratory, by clicking here.
Please join us in congratulating Dr Carlos Castañeda's recent acchievements!