Our Scholars

Since its inception, the BSSP has been the flagship recruiting mechanism for attracting junior instructional faculty in key areas of biomedical investigation. Scholars earn many of the most prestigious awards in biomedical sciences.

The program also invigorated a new culture of excellence in the biomedical sciences by establishing world-renowned programs in key scientific fields, taking advantage of U-M’s interdisciplinary culture and mentorship.

Browse scholars by recruitment year, below.

Year Recruited: 2020
( 2 Scholars )

Claudia Loebel, MD, PhD

Martin-Luther University Halle-Wittenberg
Research Interests

College of Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering

She will be joining the University of Michigan with a deferred start date of Fall 2021*

Shyamal Mosalanganti, PhD

Max Planck Institute of Molecular Physiology, Dortmund, Germany
Affiliation(s):
Biological Chemistry, Cell and Developmental Biology, Life Sciences Institute
Research Interests
Lysosomes are highly dynamic and multifaceted organelles that play a critical role in various intra and extra-cellular functions. Our team will employ in situ structural biology techniques to elucidate the principles that govern lysosomal function, positioning, biogenesis and how they engage in intra-cellular crosstalk with other organelles.