University at Albany

Excellence in Research

Each year, the University at Albany honors special members of its community with Excellence Awards denoting exceptional contributions to the life of the campus. Four faculty members received this tribute in 2010 for Excellence in Research.

Scott TenenbaumScott TenenbaumNanoscale Science and Engineering

Dr. Scott Tenenbaum is an associate professor of nanobioscinces and associate head of the nanobioscience constellation at CNSE. He is a highly accomplished scientist and researcher in a broad set of fields ranging from human genomics to nano-device engineering to anti-viral therapeutics. Recognized as a pioneering leader in the development of RNA-based technology, in only six years he has created a very large research program at UAlbany, which has attracted more than $3 million in funding, generated eight patent disclosures and six provisional patent applications, and spun-out UAlbany's first life-science start-up company, HocusLocus. Together with his research team, he has helped to advance many of the cutting edge technical and computer-based approaches for studying RNA-binding proteins, the molecules that regulate the information in RNA. Dr. Tenenbaum has published more than 30 journal articles and conference proceedings, including papers in The Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Cell, Molecular Cell, RNA Biology, and Methods Molecular Biology. He is the recipient of numerous awards and fellowships including the SUNY Research Foundation's Rising Star Award, and the Robert & Barbara Bell Science of Cancer Award. He is an editor of Virology and serves as a manuscript and proposal reviewer for many journals and funding agencies. Please join me in congratulating Dr. Scott Tenenbaum as we present him with the 2010 President's Award for Excellence in Research.

Excellence in Research

Guthrie Birkhead Sanjay Goel R. Hamilton Lankford Scott Tenenbaum
Epidemiology and
Sanjay Goel
Information Technology Management
R. Hamilton Lankford
Educational Administration and Policy Studies
Scott Tenenbaum
Nanoscale Science and Engineering

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