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Two IGB Faculty Members named University Scholars

Paul Kenis and James Slauch have been named as University Scholars, a program created to recognize the university’s most talented teachers, scholars and researchers.

Kenis, a professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering, performs research in the field of micro fluidics and the development of novel microfluidic tools for applications in energy and health.

Two IGB Faculty Members Elected to American Academy of Microbiology

James Slauch and Wilfred van der Donk  have been elected fellows of the American Academy of Microbiology. They are among the 78 microbiologists chosen by their peers for significant contributions to their field.

Slauch, a professor of microbiology and of medicine, studies Salmonella bacteria, particularly the molecular mechanisms that cause Salmonella infections and allow the bacteria to elude the immune system.

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