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Dr. Xin Zhang named a 2018 Sloan Foundation Fellow

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Dr. Zhang The Sloan Foundation has just announced its list of 2018 Fellows. When glancing over the list you will notice a familiar name.  Dr. Zhang, Assistant Professor of Chemistry & Assistant Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, has been named among the other 125 new Fellows.

Founded in 1934 by Industrialist Alfred P. Sloan Jr., the Foundation is a not-for-profit grant making institution that supports high quality, impartial scientific research; fosters a robust, diverse scientific workforce; strengthens public understanding and engagement with science; and promotes the health of the institutions of scientific endeavor.  The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation believes that a carefully reasoned and Systematic understanding of the forces of nature and society, when applied inventively and wisely, can lead to a better world for all.

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Dr. Zhang, and the other 125 new Fellows, represent the most promising scientific researchers working today. Their achievements and potential place them among the next generation of scientific leaders in the U.S. and Canada. Since 1955, Sloan Research Fellows have gone on to win 45 Nobel Prizes, 16 Fields Medals, 69 National Medals of Science, 17 John Bates Clark Medals, and numerous other distinguished awards.

Congratulations Dr. Zhang on a well-deserved and prestigious recognition!

See the Full-page New York Times Advertisement congratulating the winners here.

Learn more about the Sloan Foundation here.