Lorrie Kirshenbaum, PhD, chair of the Early Career Committee for Basic Cardiovascular Sciences (BCVS) 2015 Scientific Sessions, talks with Johannes Backs, one of the finalists for the 2015 BCVS Outstanding Early Career Award about his study, "Disrupting the Interaction Between CaM Kinase II and Histone Deacetylase 4--an Epigenetic Therapy for Heart Failure."