d other polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons has suggested potential applications for treating soils contaminated with these compounds, as well.
After earning his B.A. from the University of Connecticut and M.A. from Clark University, both in biological sciences, Lovley received a Ph.D. in microbiology from Michigan State University. A Fellow of the American Academy of Microbiology, Lovley has garnered many research and academic awards. In 1990, he was named Mendenhall Lecturer of the U.S. Geological Survey, the Survey's highest scientific honor. In 1992, he was the Grand Winner of Popular Science's annual "Best of What's New in Environmental Technology."
The Proctor & Gamble Award in Applied and Environmental Microbiology will be presented at the 104th General Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology (ASM), May 2327, 2004, in New Orleans, Louisiana. ASM is the largest single life science society, composed of over 42,000 scientists, teachers, physicians, and health professionals. Its mission is to promote research and training in the microbiological sciences and to assist communication between scientists, policymakers, and the public to improve health, economic well-being, and the environment.
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. UC Riversides Derek Roff says global warming may threaten endangered species2
. UT Southwestern receives $1.78 million grant for obesity research as part of NIH Roadmap initiative3
. Schepens Eye Research Institute receives Roadmap grant to develop center for curing eye diseases4
. Northeastern University receives $12.4 million NSF grant for creation of nanomanufacturing institute5
. Research on carbohydrate metabolism receives historical recognition6
. K-States National Agricultural Biosecurity Center receives $1.3 Million from Department of Defense7
. Berkeley Lab soil scientist Margaret Torn receives Presidential Early Career Award8
. NJIT professor receives Presidential Award for breakthrough research with adult stem cells9
. University of Pittsburgh receives $10 million grant for head and neck cancer10
. LSU Vet School receives $9.9 million for infectious disease research11
. UCSB professor and director receives two national awards