Rabinowitz receives young investigator award

April 21, 2005 7:08 p.m.

The Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation has selected Joshua Rabinowitz to receive a 2005 Beckman Young Investigators Award, a program that provides research support to the nation's most promising young faculty members in the chemical and life sciences.

Rabinowitz, an assistant professor of chemistry and in the Lewis-Sigler Institute for Integrative Genomics, was among 24 scientists selected for the award. His research project is titled "Toward a Holistic Understanding of Cellular Metabolism."

Rabinowitz earned a 1999 Ph.D. in biochemistry and a 2001 M.D. from Stanford University and went on to help start and run a biotechnology company aimed at improving the performance of existing drugs through better delivery systems. He joined the Princeton faculty in 2004.