Devenport named Searle Scholar
Danelle Devenport is one of the fifteen researchers in the chemical and biological sciences to be named as the 2013 Searle Scholars. Each will be awarded $300,000 to support his or her work during the next three years.
Since the program’s inception in 1980, five hundred and twelve (512) Searle Scholars have shared over $106,642,500 in grants. This year, 176 applications were considered from recently appointed assistant professors, nominated by 125 universities and research institutions. The final selection of scholars was based on recommendations made by the program’s Scientific Advisory Board consisting of 12 scientists distinguished for their research and leadership across a wide range of fields. In selecting the Scholars, the Scientific Advisory Board looked for scientists who have already demonstrated innovative research with the potential for making significant contributions to chemical and biological research over an extended period of time...