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Kechun Zhang receives Samsung Global Research Outreach award

Assistant Professor Kechun Zhang has been awarded a grant by the Samsung Global Research Outreach (GRO) program for his winning proposal, "Engineering a Metabolic Platform for Biosynthesis of Branched Biochemicals." Zhang's proposal is one of only two winning proposals in the field of metabolic engineering. The Samsung GRO program is an annual call from Samsung Electronics, Co., Ltd. & related Samsung companies for innovative research ideas, and the competition is open to leading universities around the world. For 2013, 74 award winning proposals in 57 subjects under 14 research themes were selected.

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