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Press Release 021508/171 - Announcing the 2008 ICDD Ludo Frevel Crystallography Scholarship Recipients

Ludo Frevel

The ICDD Ludo Frevel Crystallography Scholarship Committee has selected ten recipients for the 2008 Scholarship Program.  These recipients were selected, on a competitive basis, from thirty-seven commendable applications received by the ICDD Scholarship Committee.  The recipients are: 

Tobias Beck, Goettingen University, Goettingen, Germany
“Learning From Metal Sites in Proteins: Crystallography Studies on Biomimetics”

Sophie Beckett, Cranfield University, Shrivenham, UK
“Species Identification of Bone Fragments: Development of a New Combined Method of Pyrolysis and X-ray Diffraction Analysis”

Dejan-Krešimir Bučar, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA
“Metallosupramolecular Capsules with Nanometer-Sized Cavities Derived From a Template-Directed [2+2] Photodimerization in the Solid State”

James Ciston, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, USA
“Experimental Measurement of Surface Valence Charge Density”

Martin Duriska, Monash University, Victoria, Australia
“Multifunctional ‘Nanoballs’”

Beth S. Guiton, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
“Nano-Domain Superlattices: Periodic Nanometer-Scale Phase Separation in A-site Deficient Perovskite Oxides”

Magdalena Korczynska, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
“Structural Characterization of Potential Drug Targets”

Katherine Snoda Ryan, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, USA
“Diverging Pathways in Natural Product Biosynthesis: The Crystal Structure of VioE”

Nathan J. Silvernail, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN, USA
“Mapping of NO Motion in Solid State [Fe(TpXPP)(NO)(1-Melm)] Complexes”

Bo Song, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, P.R. China
“New Ternary Nitrides & Carbides: Synthesis, Structural Characterizations and Physical Properties”

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.  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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