McKnight University Professors

2022 Distinguished McKnight University Professors

Three MSI PIs have been named Distinguished McKnight University Professors. This program recognizes outstanding mid-career faculty members who have recently achieved full professor status.

The MSI PIs on the list are:

  • Elizabeth Borer (Ecology, Evolution and Behavior)

    • Professor Borer’s group uses MSI resources for work that is focused on understanding the causes and consequences of endosymbiont diversity, with a particular focus on the effects of global change.

  • Claudia Scarlata (Physics and Astronomy)

    • Professor Scarlata uses MSI for several projects related to the study of galaxies that have high computational and memory requirements.

  • Irina Stepanov (Environmental Health Sciences)

    • Professor Stepanov uses MSI resources as part of investigations of the effects of occupational exposures, demographics, and common genetic variants on the levels of urinary cadmium (Cd), a validated biomarker of long-term Cd exposure, in current smokers from the Multiethnic Cohort (MEC) Study.

The complete list of 2022 awardees for Distinguished McKnight University Professorships can be found on the Scholars Walk website.

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