Sigala Awarded Department of Defense Discovery Award
Mar 20, 2018 12:00 PM
Paul Sigala, Ph.D., Assistant Professor – Biochemistry, has been selected as a recipient of a Department of Defense Discovery Award under the Peer Reviewed Medical Research Program for his grant application entitled “Evaluation of Carotenoid Biosynthesis as an Antimalarial Drug Target.”
The Department of Defense Peer Reviewed Medical Research Program is one of the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs funded annually with a focus on improved healthcare for active and retired military service members and their families.
The Discovery Award is reserved for highly innovative and exploratory research in over 40 topic areas in hopes that this research will lead to “new insights, paradigms, technologies, or applications” and may create new pathways for scientific research in the field.