2015 Jack R. Hoffert Memorial Scholarships Winners Announced

  • Dec 10, 2015
  • Alumni & Students

2015 Jack R. Hoffert Memorial Scholarship Winners

Ryan Mui and Jonathan Rennhack holding up their Hoffert Memorial Scholarship awards.

The Jack R. Hoffert Memorial Endowment

Family and friends established this endowment in memory of Jack R. Hoffert, Ph.D., former Professor in the department of Physiology. Dr. Hoffert earned his bachelor’s, master’s and doctorate degree from MSU. He was renowned for his research in comparative ocular physiology. The endowment established a scholarship to be given each year to qualified physiology graduate students. The endowment may also be used to supplement learning and teaching equipment.

Ryan Mui recieving Hoffert award from Dr. C. Lee Cox
Ryan Mui, PhD student, receiving the 2015 Hoffert Memorial Scholarship Award from Dr. C. Lee Cox.
Mentor: Dr. James Galligan
Title: "Effects of macrophages and alpha-2 adrenergic receptor impairment in hypertension
Jonathan Rennhack receiving Hoffert award from Dr. C. Lee Cox
Jonathan Rennheck, PhD student, receiving the 2015 Hoffert Memorial Scholarship Award from Dr. C. Lee Cox.
Mentor:  Dr. Eran Andrechek
Title:  “The Role of E2F2 in HER2 Positive Tumor  Metastasis”