Professor of Chemistry Mark Levandoski has been awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) Re-Entry to Active Research program grant of $123,674 (CHE-2204419) to help him reengage in his academic research after a four-year period serving as one of the College’s associate deans and interim registrar. NSF funding will help him to expand his skillset and apply new techniques to understanding the mechanism of the receptors by learning a computational research approach called molecular dynamics.
Fernanda Eliott, Grinnell College assistant professor of computer science, has been named a Scialog Fellow by the Research Corporation for Science Advancement. Eliott was selected for the “Molecular Basis of Cognition” group, which will bring together scientists from a wide range of fields to better understand the processes that underlie short- and long-term memory, thought, perception, and cognition.
This grant is designed to provide financial assistance to the division’s member schools and conferences that are committed to enhancing ethnic minority and gender representation in entry-level administrative positions in intercollegiate athletics.
Nicole Eikmeier, assistant professor of computer science at Grinnell College since 2019, has been named a Scialog fellow by the Research Corporation for Science Advancement.