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June 9, 2010 2:49 pm

Biologist Rebecca Sommer receives $419,000 NIH grant for study of arsenic effects

Rebecca Sommer, associate professor of biology at Bates College, has received $419,000 from the National Institutes of Health for research that could ultimately shed light on health impacts from the ingestion of tiny amounts of arsenic. Sommer will search for the cellular and molecular mechanisms through which low doses of arsenic given to prenatal and juvenile mice tend to result in a syndrome of ailments by adulthood, including obesity and symptoms consistent with diabetes.

Wednesday

January 26, 2005 1:06 pm

Chemistry professor awarded research grants totaling $210,000

Rachel Narehood Austin, associate professor of chemistry at Bates, has received two grants totaling $210,000 to support her research into the oxidation of hydrocarbons in the environment.