Affiliated Researcher Gets Prestigious NSF CAREER Award to Do Protein Research & Outreach
Monday March 8, 2010
NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION AWARD WILL HELP K-STATE BIOCHEMIST WITH RESEARCH FOR COMPUTER MODELS OF PROTEIN STRUCTURE THAT CAN HELP HIGH SCHOOL, COLLEGE STUDENTS
MANHATTAN — An award from the National Science Foundation will boost a Kansas State University professor’s contribution to the study of proteins while also helping college and high school science teachers learn more about computational and structural biology.
Jianhan Chen, an assistant professor of biochemistry, is receiving more than $670,000 as aCAREER Award from the National Science Foundation. CAREER is the foundation’s most prestigious award for junior faculty to support early career development activities of teacher-scholars who most effectively integrate research and education within the context of the organization’s mission.