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Gain an inside look at the Institute’s latest research by joining the Salkexcellerators.

Salkexcellerators are community members in San Diego and New York City who share a commitment to supporting scientific discovery at Salk. Members receive invitations to private receptions and scientific presentations on the most critical health-related issues of the 21st century.

Meet the 2017 Salkexcellerators Fellowship recipient, Ryan Rowekamp

Ryan works in the group of Tatyana Sharpee, an associate professor in the Computational Neurobiology Laboratory. Ryan’s work focuses on understanding the computations performed by the visual system. He holds a B.S. in physics and applied mathematics from the University of St. Thomas (St. Paul, MN; 2005), an M.S. in physics from UC San Diego (2008), and a Ph.D. in physics/biophysics also from UC San Diego (2014).

Salkexcellerators Fund

Salkexcellerators support a restricted fund that provides an annual fellowship for talented Salk postdoctoral scholars. 100 percent of your contribution will provide support for salary, supplies and travel expenses. Salk scientists are making ground breaking discoveries that lead to new diagnostics, therapeutics and cures.

Conchi Estarás

Conchi Estarás

Fellowship Recipient 2016
Jones Lab

Amy Rommel

Fellowship Recipient 2015
Verma Lab

Jelena Ostojić

Fellowship Recipient 2014
Montminy Lab

Jonathan Nassi

Fellowship Recipient 2013
Reynolds Lab

To speak with the program manager, please contact:

Jane Rhett

Director of Annual Giving
Phone: (858) 453-4100 x1521

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