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Cancer Center Affiliated Chemist Named to Board of Prestigious International Crystallographic Data Center

Wednesday November 25, 2009

K-STATE’S CHRISTER AAKEROY NAMED TO BOARD OF GOVERNORS OF THE CAMBRIDGE CRYSTALLOGRAPHIC DATA CENTER

A Kansas State University chemistry professor is serving on the board of a prestigious international center that promotes the advancement of the science of chemistry and crystallography for public benefit.

K-State’s Christer Aakeroy was recently appointed to a four-year term on the board of governors of the Cambridge Crystallographic Data Centre. The center is a nonprofit, charitable institution based at the University of Cambridge in England. It is best known as the provider of the Cambridge Crystallographic Database, the world’s foremost repository of molecular crystallographic data with nearly 500,000 crystal structures on file.

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