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Turner selected for Research Leaders Program

Joe TurnerJoe Turner is one of 15 UNL faculty members selected to participate in the inaugural cohort of the Office of Research and Economic Development’s Research Leaders Program. Among the first of its kind in the nation, this initiative to identify and develop Nebraska’s next generation of research leaders is in partnership with the Center for Professional and Executive Development in the College of Business. (9/4/20)

NCMN honors and publications for Sept. 4

David Hage David Hage has earned the ACS Award in Chromatography from the American Chemical Society. Recipients are recognized for outstanding contributions to the field of chromatography, with particular consideration given to developments of new methods. He will be honored at the ACS 2021 Spring National Meeting in San Antonio.

Shudipto Dishari Shudipto Dishari and a team of researchers co-authored an article titled Ionomers From Kraft Lignin for Renewable Energy Applications that is featured in Frontiers in Chemistry’s “Women In Science”. (9/4/20)

Bartelt-Hunt on team finding antibiotics in Nebraska watersheds

Shannon Bartelt-HuntShannon Bartelt-Hunt is among a team of researchers from UNL and UNMC that have discovered antibiotics used in human treatment in two Nebraska watersheds near Fremont and Lincoln. The discovery has researchers concerned about the impact this will have on the increasing resistance to antibiotics in humans. (9/3/20)

Top Awards from Public Sponsors, July 2020

Joe TurnerThese are awards from public entities, including all arts and humanities grants of $10,000 or more and all other grants of $200,000 or more between May 16 and June 15, 2020, as reported through NUgrant. NCMN recipients:

  • Joe Turner; MME; $301,395; National Science Foundation, Integrated Analysis of the Cell Biological, Biomechanical, and Physiological Dynamics of Stomatal Guard Cells in Plants

UNL announces NNF five-year renewal

University of Nebraska logoThe University of Nebraska has announced the five-year renewal of the Nebraska Nanoscale Facility through the NSF’s National Nanotechnology Coordinated Infrastructure program.
“We can proudly say here in Nebraska that this is quite an elite club we are in,” said Christian Binek, director of the nanoscale facility. The national infrastructure aims to ensure “the entire country is equipped with the tools and expertise to perform nanoscience and nanotechnology. With this infrastructure we have, we are in a very good position to play an important role and compete nationwide and even internationally in this field,” Binek said. (8/28/20)

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