Meyer Jackson Honored as Mentor, Educator by Biophysical Society
Madison, Wisconsin - Meyer Jackson, The K.C. Cole Professor of Physiology at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, will be presented the Emily M. Gray Award by the Biophysical Society in February.
Jackson, part of the Department of Neuroscience, earned the Gray Award for his mentorship, undergraduate classroom activities, leadership in graduate education, and his book, Molecular and Cellular Biophysics, which, according the Society, “fills a critical gap in educational materials.”
The Biophysical Society announced the recipients of its 2015 Society awards this August. Jackson and six others will be honored at the Society’s 59th Annual Meeting at the Baltimore Convention Center in Baltimore, Maryland, Feb. 7-11, 2015.
According to the Society’s website, the Emily M. Gray Award is given for noteworthy contributions to education in biophysics. Such contributions may include a record of excellence in classroom teaching, mentoring research scientists, developing new educational methods or materials, promoting scientific outreach efforts, recruiting students to the biophysical sciences, or in “otherwise fostering an environment exceptionally conducive to education in biophysics.”
Date Published: 09/04/2014