Brian Conlon, a Senior Scientist in Northeastern University’s Antimicrobial Discovery Center, received a Charles A. King Trust Postdoctoral Fellowship. The fellowship is two years with an award of $95,000.

Conlon’s project is titled, “Determining the Mechanism of Persister Formation and Resuscitation in Staphylococcus Aureus.” He will work on this with mentorship from Dr. Kim Lewis.

The King Postdoctoral Fellowship is offered through the Medical Foundation, a division of Health Resources in Action, Inc. There were 170 applications, and the foundation awarded 16 Basic Science Fellowships and 3 Clinical Fellowships.