Dr. Arturo Vegas is a 2016 Peter Paul Career Development Professorship Recipient

in Award, Faculty, Grants & Funding, Recognition, Research, Teaching
September 14th, 2016

Dr. Arturo Vegas is a 2016 Peter Paul Career Development Professorship Recipient

Dr. Arturo Vegas, winner of the 2016-2016 Peter Paul Career Development Professorship.

Dr. Arturo Vegas, winner of the 2016-2016 Peter Paul Career Development Professorship.

Boston University’s Chemistry Department is proud to announce that  Professor Arturo Vegas has been selected as one of this year’s three recipients of the 2016-2017 Peter Paul Career Development Professorships at Boston University.

The awards highlight the caliber, potential, and continued vitality of Boston University’s diverse faculty and include a three-year, non-renewable stipend designed to support scholarly or creative work, as well as a portion of the recipients’ salaries. Peter Paul Career Development Professorships are awarded University-wide.

This year’s Career Development Professorship recipients have all been cited for their extraordinary accomplishments in their areas of study, their passion for the creation and transmission of knowledge, their efforts to enhance the student experience, and, most importantly, for their potential to develop into outstanding faculty members, this prestigious award is intended to help young faculty launch their promising careers by providing partial support for three years of the recipient’s research activities. The significance of Arturo’s efforts “to develop novel chemical tools, materials, and approaches for targeting therapeutics to diseased tissues, with an emphasis on cancer and diabetes” and his potential to develop into an outstanding faculty member at BU are recognized by the receipt of this award.

For more information about Arturo and his research check out his Faculty Page

Congratulations to Dr. Vegas!

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