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13 07, 2017

Diversity Award Winners 2017

By | July 13th, 2017|Awards, Diversity Award|

The SIMB Diversity Travel Award has been established to promote diversity and to increase the participation of underrepresented minority groups in the Society of Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology (SIMB) amongst the graduate students making presentations at any SIMB-sponsored meeting. […]

15 06, 2017

SIMB Fellows 2017

By | June 15th, 2017|Awards, SIMB Fellowship|

Brian Davison, Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Brian H. Davison is Chief Scientist for Systems Biology and Biotechnology, Oak Ridge National Laboratory and is Science Coordinator in the DOE Bioenergy Science Center (www.bioenergycenter.org). He has 160+ […]

15 06, 2017

Charles Thom Award Winner 2017 – Kristala Prather

By | June 15th, 2017|Awards, Charles Thom Award|

Kristala Jones Prather is a Professor of Chemical Engineering at MIT. She received an S.B. degree from MIT in 1994 and Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley (1999), and worked 4 years in […]

15 06, 2017

Young Investigator Award Winner 2017 – Fuzhong Zhang

By | June 15th, 2017|Awards, Young Investigator Award|

Fuzhong Zhang is an associate professor in the Department of Energy, Environmental & Chemical Engineering at Washington University in St. Louis. His research interests focus on developing synthetic biology approaches to produce advanced biofuels, […]

15 06, 2017

Waksman Outstanding Teaching Award Winner 2017 – Raj Boopathy

By | June 15th, 2017|Awards, Waksman Teaching Award|

Dr. Raj Boopathy is an Alcee Fortier Distinguished Service Professor of biological sciences at the Nicholls State University, USA. He received the Jerry Ledet Foundation Endowed Professorship in Environmental Biology in 2002 and John […]

15 06, 2017

Charles Porter Award Winner 2017 – Paul Cino

By | June 15th, 2017|Awards, Charles Porter Award|

Paul Cino received a BS in Botany from Hunter College and a MS and PhD in Medical Mycology from Rutgers University. As a Charles and Joanna Busch Fellow at the Waksman Institute, he continued […]

14 07, 2016

2016 Winners of the Student Diversity Travel Awards

By | July 14th, 2016|Awards, Diversity Award|

The SIMB Diversity Travel Award was established to promote diversity and to increase the participation of underrepresented minority groups in the Society of Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology (SIMB) amongst the graduate students making presentations at any SIMB sponsored meeting. SIMB […]

28 06, 2016

Huimin Zhao receives 2016 Charles Thom Award

By | June 28th, 2016|Awards, Charles Thom Award|

SIMB presents the Charles Thom Award to honor researchers for their exceptional merit in industrial microbiology and biotechnology, and their independent of thought and originality that added appreciably to scientific knowledge. Huimin Zhao, PhD will receive this award and present […]

28 06, 2016

Lee Lynd receives 2016 Waksman Outstanding Teaching Award

By | June 28th, 2016|Awards, Waksman Teaching Award|

This award is made in recognition of the important role that educators play in sustaining the fields of industrial microbiology and biotechnology. Lee Lynd will be presented the award this year at the Award Banquet on Thursday, July 28.

Lee Rybeck […]

28 06, 2016

Gregg Beckham receives 2016 Young Investigator Award

By | June 28th, 2016|Awards, Young Investigator Award|

The Young Investigator Award aims to encourage young investigators to continue their research and to recognize and support their efforts at the beginning of their career. This year the award will be presented to Gregg Beckham, PhD at the Award […]