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Patricia A. Thiel wins Arthur W. Adamson Award

Patricia A. Thiel, distinguished professor of chemistry at Iowa State University and a senior chemist at Ames Laboratory wins the Arthur W. Adamson Award for Distinguished Service in the Advancement of Surface Chemistry.

Sam Houk gives 2010 Werth Lectures at Concordia College

Sam Houk was invited to give the 2010 Werth Lectures at Concordia College in Moorhead, MN on January 21 and 22, 2010. His research lecture was: “Solving Scientific problems by Mass Spectrometry: From Elemental Analysis to 3D Structures of Proteins” and his career lecture was “Choosing a Career in Chemistry: Grad School, Job, Med/professional School?”

The Werth Lectures are done in honor of Dr. Richard G. Werth who began teaching at Concordia College in 1950. He was chosen in 1972 as an Outstanding Education of America for his civic and professional achievements. He retired in 1990 and passed away in 1993.

Victor Lin leading a team embarking on a $5.3 million study of biodiesel production from algae.

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Edward Yu wins NIH award

Associate professor Edward Yu received an NIH R01 (a top 1% proposal) award for his proposal Metal ion export in bacteria. The award is $1.6 million for five years.

Mei Hong and Mark Gordon named AAAS Fellows

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