June 13, 2014
MolES Faculty Member Suzie Pun Earns Two Honors
UW Bioengineering Robert F. Rushmer Associate Professor Dr. Suzie Pun has received two awards. She is the 2014 recipient of the Controlled Release Society (CRS) Young Investigator Award and Biomaterials Science Lectureship. She was also named the inaugural recipient of the Biomaterials Science Lectureship award.
The CRS Young Investigator award recognizes a society member who has made outstanding contributions in the science of controlled release and is 40 years or younger the year the award is presented. Pun will receive a $3,000 honorarium and will be officially presented the award at the 2014 CRS Annual Meeting & Exposition. She also will deliver a presentation at the opening session of the meeting. Read more at the Controlled Release Society website.
Pun is also the first-ever recipient of the Biomaterials Science Lectureship award. The lectureship honors a younger scientist who has made significant contributions to the biomaterials field. In recognition of this award, she will contribute a lead article to Biomaterials Science and have her work showcased on the back cover. She will also receive a travel award of £1,000 (approximately $1671) and present a lecture three times, one of which will take place in the United States.