Hingorani Awarded Grants from State, NIH, NSF

Manju Hingorani

Manju Hingorani, associate professor of molecular biology and biochemistry, received a $165,083 grant from the Connecticut Department of Health for her study titled “Role of DNA Mismatch Repair in Tobacco Smoke-Mediated Carcinogenesis.” The grant will fund a post-doc and research associate’s projects through September 2012.

Also, Hingorani, received a $497,532 grant from the National Institutes of Health for her study titled “PCNA Clamp Mechanisms in DNA Replication and Repair.” The grant will fund graduate and undergraduate students’ research projects through June 2013. The project is supported by Award number R15GM094047 from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences.

Also, Hingorani received a $765,141 grant from the National Science Foundation for her study titled “Kinetic Mechanisms of DNA Mismatch Repair Proteins.” The grant will fund a post-doc and graduate and undergraduate students’ research projects through September 2014. The project is supported by Award number MCB-1022203 from the Division of Molecular and Cellular Biosciences.