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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UK-SRP Student Xu Receives North American Membrane Society Award

  • May 14, 2007

(May 2007) -- Jian Xu, a University of Kentucky Ph.D. candidate and researcher with UK's Superfund Research Program, received an award at the 2007 North American Membrane Society Annual Meeting for his poster presentation. Ten students were selected from among 75 student poster presenters to receive awards for outstanding research work. Jian Xu's presentation was entitled "Catalytic...

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Dr. Bhattacharrya Honored by North American Membrane Society

  • May 09, 2007

(May 9, 2007) - Professor Dibakar Bhattacharyya will be honored with a special session in his name at the 2007 North American Membrane Society (NAMS) Annual Conference, May 13-16, in Orlando, FL, where he also will present in his own plenary session. Professor Bhattacharyya is among a very small group of highly distinguished people ever to be honored by NAMS. Dr. Bhattacharyya is project leader...

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Research Translation Core Partner Spotlight: Steve Hampson

  • April 20, 2007

(April 20, 2007) - Steve Hampson, Assistant Director of the Kentucky Research Consortium for Energy and the Environment (KRCEE), has partnered with the UK-SRP Research Translation Core and program researchers. In his efforts with KRCEE, Mr. Hampson works with the US Environmental Protection Agency, the US Department of Energy, and state regulators to oversee remedial concerns and to assemble...

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UK-SRP Student Lei Wang Receives Fellowship and Is Featured as NIEHS Student Success

  • April 14, 2007

Lei Wang, a student researcher in Dr. Bernhard Hennig's laboratory, recently received a University of Kentucky Presidential Fellowship and subsequently was highlighted for her achievements on the national NIEHS Superfund Basic Research Program website.

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UK-SRP Postdoctoral Scholar Receives Lyman T. Johnson Fellowship

  • March 17, 2006

(March 17, 2006) - Dr. Xabier Arzuaga, a postdoctoral scholar in Dr. Bernhard Hennig's lab, has received the Lyman T. Johnson Postdoctoral Fellowship. 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 the University of Kentucky as a doctoral student. He joined Dr....

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UK-SRP Students Present Nine Posters at Annual SBRP Meeting

  • January 17, 2006

(January 17, 2006) -- Nine (9) students and postdoctoral scholars presented posters at the 2005 SRP Annual Meeting. Presenting students and postdoctoral scholars from the UK SRP include Violeta Arsenescu, Xabier Arzuaga, Christa Bowen, Sung Yong Eum, Yong Chao Li, Zuzana Majkova, Jian Xu, and Shifen Xu. Betty Newsom of the UK-SRP Administration Core was an invited speaker at the Grant...

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