Congratulations to Dr. Chris Mulligan, who was recently named to The Analytical Scientist’s “10 Top 10s” Power List 2017. The list, based off of peer nominations, highlights leaders in certain fields. The nominees are then chosen by a panel made up of top industry and academic scientists, and the editorial team. Chris was #9 on the Public Defenders list, “Scientists protecting people and planet – in food, forensic and environmental analysis.”
Congratulations to Zach Lawton (Dr. Mulligan’s Lab)! His thesis, "Analytical Validation of a Portable Mass Spectrometer System for High Throughput Forensic Screening," was selected by the Graduate Studies Directors as the overall university winner of the 2017-2018 James L. Fisher Outstanding Thesis Award Competition. The university runner-up and MAGS submission was Gregory Sullo (School of Art), and the college winners were Jaimie Kent (Politics & Government), Jess Gabl (School of Communication) and Clayton Cottle (Dept. of Criminal Justice Sciences). The awards ceremony will be held on April 9, 2018.
Dr. Marjorie Jones and graduate student Benjamin Dorsey were invited to co-write a book chapter entitled, “Antioxidant Capacity, Immune Response, Anti-inflammatory Activity, and Potential Pharmaceutical Applications of By-Products,” in the Handbook of Coffee Processing By-Products: Sustainable Applications (Elsevier-Academic Press; editor Dr. Charis M. Galanakis). Published June 2017.