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Students Select Perry as 'Adviser of Year' Students Select Perry as 'Adviser of Year'

Congratulations to Christine Perry, adviser, Neil Griffin College of Business, who won the 2019-20 "You Made a Difference" adviser award, which is given by the Wilson Advising Center. Student-nominated and student-selected, the award highlights the exemplary advising at A-State. An adviser at A-State for four years, Perry was nominated by Kayla Piskorski. Students submitted 19 faculty and staff nominees, who were recognized at a reception.

 
Izadyar, Hood and Seok Develop Biosensor

Dr. Anahita Izadyar (right), associate professor of chemistry, is the corresponding author of an article published in the peer-reviewed journal ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering. Her research group, in collaboration with Dr. Elizabeth Hood, ABI and Agriculture, and Dr. Ilwoo Seok, Engineering, was able to use an enzyme extracted from corn grain to fabricate a facile, fast and cost-beneficial novel biosensor for electrochemical detection of hydrogen peroxide.

Izadyar, Hood and Seok Develop Biosensor
 
Hall, Medley and Johnson Present Research Poster

Dr. John D. Hall, professor of psychology and counseling and James and Wanda Lee Vaughn Professor in  Education and Behavioral Science, Dr. Meagan B. Medley, assistant professor of psychology, and Dr. Kristin N. Johnson, assistant professor of psychology, recently presented a peer-reviewed poster, titled "The Assessment of Candidate’s Professional Dispositions and Work Characteristics: An Example of a Measure for Advanced-Level Educator Preparation Programs," at the annual meeting of the Mid-South Educational Research Association in New Orleans.

 
Zhou Research Identifies Novel Cell Signals Zhou Research Identifies Novel Cell Signals

A research article co-authored by Dr. Guolei (Jason) Zhou, associate professor of cell and cancer biology, was published in the international journal Molecular and Cellular Biology. Through collaborations with colleagues at A-State, NYITCOM, UAMS and Emory, the authors identified novel cell signals that function in concert to regulate the cytoskeletal protein CAP1, which is implicated in the invasiveness of a number of human cancers.

 
Chancellor Presents Update to Board of Trustees

Chancellor Kelly Damphousse addressed members of the Board of Trustees at their quarterly meeting Friday at the ASU System Office in Little Rock. Damphousse gave brief updates and touched on strategic planning along with faculty, student and staff achievements through his video-based report, which is available for viewing online. A complete report on the Board's actions also is available on the System website.

Chancellor Presents Update to Board of Trustees
 
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