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Press Release 012706/152 - Recipients of the 2006 Ludo Frevel Crystallography Scholarship

The ICDD Announces the Recipients of the 2006 Ludo Frevel Crystallography Scholarship

The ICDD Ludo Frevel Crystallography Scholarship Committee has selected eight recipients for the 2006 Scholarship Program. These recipients were selected, on a competitive basis, from thirty-eight commendable applications received by the ICDD Scholarship Committee. The recipients are:

  • Yulia Uvarova, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg , Manitoba, Canada
    Crystal Chemistry of Minerals in the Kola Superdeep Borehole"
  • Zarife Goknur Cambaz, Drexel University, Philadelphia Pennsylvania, U.S.A.
    "Selective Etching of SiC Nanowhiskers"
  • Fleur Tynan, Monash University, Clayton, Victoria, Australia
    "Structural Studies to Elucidate the T Cell Receptor Recognition of MHC Molecules Presenting 'Super-Bulged' Viral Antigens"
  • Lorien Parker, The University of Melbourne, Fitzroy, Victoria, Australia "
    Crystallographic Studies of Glutathione Transferase"
  • Katherine Hull, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana, U.S.A.
    "Synthesis and Structural Characterization of Geminal Dimetallics"
  • Jessica Vey, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S.A.
    "Crystallographic Analysis of Pyruvate Formate Lyase Activating Enzyme"
  • Natasha Sciortino, The University of Sydney, NSW, Australia
    "Spin-Crossover and Nanoporosity in Coordination Frameworks"
  • Donghyun Lee, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.
    "X-ray Crystallographic Refinement Studies on Magnesium Substituted Brushite for Biological Applications"

The ICDD will present each of these students with a check in the amount of $2,500 to assist in the continuation of studies in their selected fields of crystallographic research.

These scholarships are made possible through corporate and private donations. Due to a generous donation in 2005, the ICDD was able to increase the number of scholarships from six to eight in 2006. If you would like information on how you can make a tax-deductible donation, please contact the ICDD at +610-325-9814.



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