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Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Erin Carlson Named PECASE Award Recipient

Congratulations to Professor Erin Carlson. She is one 106 researchers honored as a recipient of the Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers. This prestigious award honors scientists for their pursuit of innovative research at the frontiers of science and technology and their commitment to community service as demonstrated through scientific leadership, public education, or community outreach. Erin was nominated for this award by the National Science Foundation for her discovery of chemistry underlying a new approach to treat antibiotic-resistant infections, for leadership in the chemistry and women-chemists communities, and for developing new hands-on laboratory activities to engage K-12 students in natural product chemistry.  Read more