On October 6th, in a press release by issued the NIH, Alex Shalek was named as one of the recipients of the prestigious NIH Director’s New Innovator Award.

Part of the Common Fund’s High-Risk, High-Reward Research program, the New Innovator Award supports exceptionally creative, early-career investigators who propose innovative, high-impact projects. 

Alex and the lab are honored to receive this award and would like to thank the NIH for their support. Learn more about the NIH Director’s New Innovator Award and the other awardees here.

Alex Shalek Named 2015 NIH Director's New Innovator Awardee