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Kleiner, two Princeton alumni receive 2017 Kimmel Scholar Award for cancer research

May 23, 2017 10:24 a.m.

Ralph Kleiner, an assistant professor of chemistry at Princeton who received an A.B. in chemistry from the University before earning his Ph.D. from Harvard University, has been awarded a 2017 Kimmel Scholar Award.

The Sidney Kimmel Foundation annually awards 15 of the nation's promising young cancer researchers $200,000 in recognition of their work. This year's awardees include two other researchers who are Princeton alumni: Hani Goodarzi of the University of California-San Francisco who received a Ph.D. in molecular biology from Princeton; and Joseph Mancias of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute who received an A.B. in chemistry from Princeton.