Issue Date: April 23, 2012
Dreyfus Teacher-Scholars Named
Recipients of the 2011 Henry Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award, which recognizes accomplishment in scholarly research with undergraduates as well as a compelling commitment to teaching, are Craig Anderson of Bard College, who is studying the synthesis, characterization, and reactivity of hetero-multinuclear, anticancer metal complexes; Megan E. Núñez of Mount Holyoke College, who is studying the biophysical chemistry of DNA damage and bacterial predation; Rebecca Whelan of Oberlin College, who is studying analytical approaches to the characterization and detection of ovarian cancer biomarker proteins; Stephen Miller of Swarthmore College, who is conducting biochemical and structural studies of interspecies bacterial communication; Jeremy Kua of the University of San Diego, who is studying multiscale modeling of formaldehyde chemistry; and Donald E. Elmore of Wellesley College, who is working on the characterization of a histone-derived peptide library. Each awardee receives an unrestricted research grant of $60,000.
Nominations for the 2012 awards are being accepted through May 21. For more information, visit dreyfus.org/awards/henry_dryfus_teacher_award.shtml.
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