SilvianFoundationLogo
The Slomo and Cindy Silvian Foundation, Inc. “Generosity in Perpetuity.”

In November of 2017, the Der Lab was granted $30,000 from the Slomo and Cindy Silvian Foundation, Inc. to aid graduate student stipend support. This award will support Irem Dagliyan, who is completing her graduate research in the Department of Pharmacology. Irem’s research is focused on the RAF protein kinases, key effectors of KRAS-driven pancreatic cancer growth.

The Silvian Foundation began awarding grants in 2008 and has approved grants totaling $2,300,000.00 to 133 different organizations in the 2017 year alone.

Additional information about the Silvian Foundation may be found on their website

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s