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what's inside RITA COLWELL RECEIVES NATIONAL MEDAL OF SCIENCE Distinguished University Professor Rita Colwell, with a CMPS appointment in the
 

Summary: what's inside RITA COLWELL RECEIVES NATIONAL MEDAL OF SCIENCE
Distinguished University Professor Rita Colwell, with a CMPS appointment in the
University of Maryland Institute for Advanced Computer Studies, was one of seven
recipients of the 2006 National Medal of Science, the nation's highest honor for science.
"I am honored to be the recipient of the National Medal of Science from the President,"
says Colwell. "It is an affirmation of my work on the interaction of environment, infec-
tious disease agents and human health." Colwell served as director of the National
Science Foundation (NSF) from 1998 to 2004. She was NSF's first woman director and the
first with a sciences background. Founder of the University of Maryland Biotechnology
Institute, Colwell has studied cholera for more than 40 years, combining high-tech
instruments with molecular biology to make inroads in detecting outbreaks.
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SOLVE THE UNIVERSE'S MYSTERIES
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Published by the College of Computer,
Mathematical and Physical Sciences
fall 2007
From their nerve center in the College of Computer, Mathematical and
Physical Sciences, an unassuming crack team of detectives is

  

Source: Anisimov, Mikhail - Institute for Physical Science and Technology & Department of Chemical Engineering and Biomolecular Engineering, University of Maryland at College Park

 

Collections: Physics; Materials Science