Associate Professor Erin Carlson (Chemistry) has been named by President Barack Obama to receive a Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers. This award is the highest honor presented by the U.S. government to early-career scientists and engineers.
Professor Carlson uses MSI resources for protein modeling that supports her group’s research into the development of antibacterial agents. An article about Professor Carlson and her research appears on the College of Science and Engineering website.
A complete list of the awardees can be found in the White House press release.
Edited to add, March 21, 2016: Minnesota Daily article.