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Research Hall of Fame 2010 Honorees

Dr. Partha Basu & Dr. John Stolz

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Department of Biological Sciences
Bayer School of Natural and Environmental Sciences

Awarded two million dollars by the DOE, NIH, NSF, and USGS during the last decade for their multidisciplinary research, Dr. John Stolz, a microbiologist, and Dr. Partha Basu, a bioinorganic chemist, have studied microbial transformation of nitrate, arsenic, and chromium. The objective of their research is to develop an understanding of microbial metal and metalloid metabolism with long-range consequences for human health, bioremidiation and biogeochemical cycling.

Dean Ken Gormley, J.D.

School of Law

Dean Gormley has served on the Law School faculty since 1994, specializing in Constitutional Law and related subjects. He is nationally renowned author and expert on the American Presidency. His latest book, "The Death of American Virtue: Clinton cs. Starr," has won international acclaim and numerous awards. The Washington Post, in selecting the book as one of its "10 Best" Books of 2010, praised Gormley's "heroic even-handedness."

 

 

 

 

 

 


Dr. H.M. "Skip" Kingston

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Bayer School of Natural and Environmental Sciences

Kingston is internationally recognized for his pioneering work establishing three new fields in analytical chemistry and environmental human health. He is a prolific inventor, scholar and lecturer with 15 patents, more than 150 publications, and over 250 invited lectures. At Duquesne, he is a founder of the Center of Excellence in Mass Spectrometry, as well as Applied Isotope Technologies, a University spin-off company.

 

 

Dr. John A. Pollock

Department of Biological Sciences
Bayer School of Natural and Environmental Sciences

Pollock's research expertise lies in the scientific exploration of the developing nervous system. Additionally, he is actively engaged in science education for the general public and children preK-12 dealing with emerging and fundamental principles, including evolution, stem cells, and tissue engineering. His transmedia work spans planetarium shows, museum exhibits, classroom resources, teacher professional development, video games, the web and television