Professor Niles Lehman received a grant from the John Templeton Foundation for NetLife: Experimental Evolution of Networks in Abiogenesis.
Assistant Professor Steve Reichow received a New Investigator Grant from the Medical Research Foundation to characterize the molecular mechanisms of cell-to-cell communication through membrane channel proteins.
Professor John Perona was recently awarded a new grant from NASA to fund his work on the biochemistry of sulfur metabolism in the Archaea.
The Department of Chemistry congratulates Instructor and Lab Coordinator for General Chemistry, Eric Sheagley, who will receive the 19th Annual John Eliot Allen Outstanding Teacher Award for Chemistry. The award is voted on by students in the program and represents the high esteem in which they hold Dr Sheagley's instruction.
Srikar Rao Darmakkolla took the first place prize at the PSU Three Minute Thesis competition on May 6 for his presentation "Copper Nanowires Synthesis and Self-Assembly for Interconnect Applications."
Courses held in the Collaborative Life Sciences Building have been scheduled to allow for travel time to and from the building; starting and ending times are offset from the main campus class time grid. Overrides for time conflicts will not be considered.