Proposals from three Tulane University researchers are among 22 being funded by the latest Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative (GoMRI) program. More than $4 million will be awarded to scientists in the School of Science and Engineering, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine and Roger Thayer Stone Center for Latin American Studies.
CBE undergraduate, Carson Discher describes his research on adult stem cells to K-12 students and their families during the Tulane Science and Engineering Research Lab Tours for Homecoming 2015.
Congratulations to senior Wilson Jeter, recipient of a scholarship from the Society of American Military Engineers (SAME). SAME is "the premier professional military engineering association in the United States, unites architecture, engineering, construction (A/E/C), facility management and environmental entities and individuals in the public and private sectors to prepare for—and overcome—natural and man made disasters, and to improve security at home and abroad.
Pictured left to right: Dr. W Godbey, Wilson Jeter, Dr. Anne Robinson
Dr. Albert has been selected as one of eight recipients of the prestigious Gulf Research Program Early-Career Research Fellowship from the National Academy of Sciences to conduct research on nanoporous membranes for enhanced oil recovery from oil spills. The fellowship recognizes recipients for their leadership, past performance, and potential to improve oil system safety and protect human health and the environment. Fellows receive a $76,000 research grant over 2-years and are paired with two mentors to assist the fellow in areas of professional development.
Prof. Anne Skaja Robinson is the recipient of the Biotechnology Progress Award for Excellence in Publication, which will be presented at the AIChE meeting in Salt Lake City in November 2015. This award recognizes outstanding contributions to the literature in biomedical engineering, biological engineering, biotechnology, biochemical engineering and related fields. The award celebrates excellence and foundational contributions to the biotechnology and biological engineering studies of membrane proteins.
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