Surface analysis expert named Director of UW Molecular Analysis Facility

MolES is thrilled to announce that Lara Gamble, associate research professor in bioengineering at the University of Washington (UW), has been appointed director of the UW Molecular Analysis Facility (MAF), a fully-staffed instrumentation facility with extensive microscopy, spectroscopy, and surface science capabilities. Gamble will take over for long-time director Dave Castner, professor of bioengineering and chemical engineering at UW, who is retiring. Gamble has served as MAF associate director since 2013. She is also co-Director of NESAC/BIO, a preeminent surface science research center at UW, and was elected to the 2016-18 Board of Directors of the American Vacuum Society, an international community of scientists dedicated to promoting research in surface, interface, vacuum and thin film science.

MolES Faculty Member Lara Gamble Receives 2014 Sherwood Award

Dr. Lara Gamble, NESAC/BIO associate director and UW research associate professor will be the 2014 recipient of the Peter M. A. Sherwood Mid-Career Professional Award from the AVS Applied Surface Science Division (ASSD).  According to AVS, the award "recognizes achievements leading to exceptional progress in research and development made by professionals in their mid-career in an area of interest to the ASSD."  Award recipients have between approximately 10 to 20 years' experience in a field of interest to the AVS ASSD and demonstrate sustained and outstanding scientific and technical contributions in research, engineering, technical advancement or academic education, and show potential for further advancement of that field.  Read More