Faculty Interest Inventory
Office for Research
Sun, 2010-06-13 02:05 — colonw
Chemistry and Chemical Biology
After serving as a postdoctoral associate and then as a National Science Foundation (NSF) Fellow at the Fox Chase Cancer Center in Philadelphia, Colón joined the Rensselaer faculty in 1997. He was promoted to associate professor in 2004.
Colón’s many honors and awards include the 2010 American Chemical Society Award for Encouraging Disadvantaged Students into Careers in the Chemical Sciences, election as a fellow of the AAAS in 2007, the Rensselaer Early Career Award in 2002, a NSF Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) in 2001, a NSF faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award in 2000, a Research Corporation Innovation Award in 1999. a American Heart Association Scientist Development Award in 1998, and a New Faculty Award from the Camille And Henry Dreyfus Foundation in 1997.
Ph.D., Chemistry, Texas A&M University, 1993 B.S., Chemistry, Summa Cum Laude, the University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez, 1988
Xia, K., Zhang, S, Solina, B., Barquera, B., and Colón, W. (2010) Do Prokaryotes have more hyperstable proteins than eukaryotic organisms? Biochemistry, 49, 7239-7241 Zhang, S., Xia, K., Chung, W., Cramer, S.M., and Colón, W. (2010) Identifying kinetically stable proteins with capillary zone electrophoresis. Prot. Science, 19, 888-892
Peter M Tessier
Tue, 2010-05-18 02:00 — tessip
Peter M Tessier
Chemical and Biological Engineering
Tessier joined the Rensselaer faculty in 2007 following a postdoctoral fellowship at the Massachusetts Institute of Technologyâ€™s Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research. He received his bachelorâ€™s degree in chemical engineering from the University of Maine, and went on to earn his doctoral degree in chemical engineering from the University of Delaware.
B.S. Univ. of Maine 1998 Ph.D. Univ. of Delaware 2003 Postdoctoral: MIT Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research 2003-2007
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