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FORUM: Sigma XI Guest Speaker

4/7/2014

When: 4/7/2014
4:00 PM
Where: Peterson Auditorium, Starr 207
5050 E. State St.
Rockford, Illinois  61108
United States
Presenter:
Yi Lu, Ph.D.
Contact:
Rockford University Box Office

Phone: 815-226-4100

Details

Monday, April 7
4 p.m., Peterson Auditorium, Starr 207
Yi Lu, Ph.d.
Sigma XI Guest Speaker

Dr. Yi Lu received his B.S. degree from Peking University in 1986, and Ph.D. degree from University of California at Los Angeles in 1992.  After two years of postdoctoral research in Professor Harry B. Gray group at the California Institute of Technology, Dr. Lu started his own independent career in the Department of Chemistry at the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign in 1994. He is now th Jay and Ann Schenck Endowed Professor of Chemistry and HHMI Professor in the Departments of Chemistry, Biochemistry, Bioengineering and Materials Science and Engineering. His research interests lie at the interface between chemistry and biology, with specific interests including fundamental understanding of DNAzymes and their applications in environmental monitoring, medical diagnostics, and targeted drug delivery. Dr. Lu has received numerous research and teaching awards, including the Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (2007), Early Career Award, Society of Biological Inorganic Chemistry (2007), Howard Hughes Medical Institute Professor Award (2002), Camile Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award (1999), Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship (1998), Research Corporation Cottrell Scholars Award (1997), and the Beckman Young Investigators Award (1996).

 
 

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