Hernandez Wins Second Place Poster Award at Re3 Workshop

  • March 25, 2015

(March 24, 2015)  Sebastián Hernández recently attended and presented a poster on his research, "Nanoparticle-Catalyzed Membrane for Water Detoxification" at the Re3 Workshop in Louisville, Ky.  His poster was selected as a second place winner out of forty-five presentations. The scientific poster session was open to all high school, undergrad, and grad students, postdocs, and...

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Bhattacharyya Receives Barfield Award at 2015 KWRRI Annual Symposium

  • March 09, 2015

(March 9, 2015)  UK Superfund Research Center (UK-SRC) investigator Dr. Dibakar Bhattacharyya received the Kentucky Water Resource Research Institute (KWRRI) Bill Barfield Award for Outstanding Water Resources Research today. Leader of a UK-SRC study developing membrane-based remediation systems to remove chlorinated organic pollutants from the environment, Dr. Bhattacharyya is the...

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Dr. Andrew Morris Featured in Gill Heart Institute Magazine

  • December 30, 2014

(December 2014)  Dr. Andrew Morris, principal investigator of the UK-SRC Research Support Core, was featured in a recent issue of Gill Heart Institute Magazine. Dr. Morris directs the university's small molecule mass spectrometry facility, which supports cardiovascular research. Patients of the UK Gill Heart Institute benefit from treatments available at only the most prestigious medical...

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Hoover's Research Covered by Partnerships for Environmental Public Health

  • December 10, 2014

  (December 2015)  The work of UK-SRC investigator Anna Hoover, Ph.D., was recently  featured in NIEHS's Partnerships for Environmental Public Health's Grantee Spotlight series in an article entitled Taking Time to Dialogue with Stakeholders. The article discusses Dr. Hoover's work as a communication scientist, highlighting her pursuit of participatory, stakeholder-engaged...

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Gutierrez Receives Award at Annual SRP Meeting

  • December 03, 2014

(November 2015)  UK-SRC graduate student trainee Angela Gutierrez 2014 received the environmental science poster award at the 2014 Annual Superfund Research Program meeting held in San Jose California. Gutiérrez is a PhD candidate in Chemical Engineering whose work focuses on the development of novel and cost-effective materials for environmental remediation, specifically polychlorinated...

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Newsome Selected as Prestigious AAAS Fellow

  • November 19, 2014

This month, NIEHS trainee Bradley Newsome, Ph.D., joins an elite group of scientists and engineers as an American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Science & Technology Policy Fellow to help connect good science to government decision-making. Newsome, who was a graduate student and postdoctoral fellow at the University of Kentucky (UK) Superfund Research Program (SRP) Center,...

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Newsome Presented with 2014 Karen Wetterhahn Memorial Award

  • November 03, 2014

Brad Newsome, Ph.D. and GwenCollman, Ph.D., NIEHS Director (San Jose, CA ) (November 2014) University of Kentucky Gwen Collman, Ph.D., NIEHS Director of the Division of Extramural Research, presented trainee Brad Newsome, Ph.D., from the University of Kentucky SRP Center, at the SRP Annual Conference in San Jose, California with the 2014 Karen Wetterhahn Memorial Award (see story). (Photo...

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Dr. Bhattacharyya is the new Director of the UK Center for Membrane Sciences

  • February 21, 2014

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Feb. 21, 2014) — The North American Membrane Society (NAMS) recently elected University of Kentucky professor Dibakar Bhattacharyya as their new president starting in June 2015. NAMS promotes further development and understanding of membranes and the membrane process. It is the only professional society in North America that promotes all aspects of membrane science and...

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Pearson Invited to Speak at CEHN's Pedatric Research Conference

  • February 01, 2014

(February 2015)  UK-SRC investigator Kevin Pearson, PhD, was gave an invited presentation at the CEHN’s Pediatric Research Conference Children: Food and the Environment during Concurrent Session 4: Interactions of Food and the Environment that Impact Healthy Growth – Obesity. (http://www.cehn.org/files/Speaker_bios_1-28.pdf)

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Arzuaga Awarded Second Year of Funding through the Lyman T. Johnson Fellowship

  • June 30, 2007

(June 30, 2007) - Dr. Xabier Arzuaga, a postdoctoral scholar in Dr. Bernhard Hennig's lab, has received a second year of funding through the University of Kentucky's Lyman T. Johnson Postdoctoral Fellowship program. The fellowship provides a $35,000 stipend plus $5,000 for support of research activities. Born in Puerto Rico, Dr. Arzuaga attended the Universidad de Puerto Rico before coming to...

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