Milton B. Wallack Trainee Award

James FinkJames Fink, 4th year Ph.D. student in the Levine lab, was selected as the recipient of the Milton B. Wallack Trainee Award at the StemConn 2017 meeting. This award honors excellence in research conducted by a graduate student trainee through a merit-based award that recognizes highly innovative and important stem cell and regenerative medicine research. The award is presented in honor of Dr. Milton Wallack, the founder of the CT Stem Cell Coalition, a longtime member of the CT Stem Cell Research Advisory Committee (SCRAC), and an ardent champion for stem cell research in Connecticut. As the awardee, James gave a podium talk describing his research using a human stem cell model of Angelman syndrome.