The Office of the Provost and the Graduate School has named the 2008 recipients of McKnight Land-Grant Professorships. Two MSI Principal Investigators are on this list:
- Professor Kirill A. Martemyanov (Department of Pharmacology)
- Professor Shana J. Sturla (Department of Medicinal Chemistry)
These professorships are intended to advance the careers of the University?s most promising junior faculty. The award includes a monetary grant and the title McKnight Land-Grant Professor, which they hold for two years.