This was a summer with major breakthroughs for our growing nuclear program, with four major awards! These awards will go a long way in supporting our nascent radiochemistry track within the Ph.D. in chemistry.
Kevin O'Shea has been recognized with a Faculty Award in Research and Creative Activities, Uma Swamy has been recognized with a Faculty Award in Teaching. Both awards will be presented at Faculty Convocation in the Fall of 2015. Congratulations!
The forensic research of an FIU team headed by Provost Kenneth G. Furton has been published in the oldest scientific journal in the English-speaking world.
Professor Yuan Liu of FIU will present a seminar entitled "DNA Damage Repair Regulates Genome Instability to Prevent Human Neurodegeneration."
Professor Fenfei Leng will present a seminar entitled, "Transcription-coupled DNA supercoiling: from mechanism to drug discovery"
The FP&L Nuclear Program presents Dr. Costas Tsouris, of the Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Energy and Transportation Science Division.