Bentley Receives Charles Thom Award

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Professor and Chair William E. Bentley.

Fischell Department of Bioengineering (BioE) professor and chair William E. Bentley received the Society for Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology's Charles Thom Award, which "recognize[s] individuals who have made one or more outstanding research contributions in industrial microbiology and/or biotechnology…of exceptional merit, reflecting an independence of thought and originality that adds appreciably to scientific knowledge."

Bentley received the award and delivered the Charles Thom Award Lecture, "A Systems Biotechnological Interrogation of Quorum Sensing: Opportunities for Altering the Microbiome," at the society's annual meeting in August.

To learn more about Professor Bentley, visit his web site.

Published September 9, 2013