Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at Illinois

ACS honors Huimin Zhao with Marvin Johnson Award

Congratulations to Huimin Zhao, who has been chosen to receive the 2018 Marvin Johnson Award from the Biochemical Technology Division of the American Chemical Society!

The Marvin J. Johnson Award in Microbial and Biochemical Technology recognizes outstanding research contributions toward the advancement of microbial and biochemical technology.

Zhao is the Steven L. Miller Chair of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, and a professor of chemistry, biochemistry, biophysics, and bioengineering at Illinois. His primary research interests are in the development and applications of synthetic biology tools to address society’s most daunting challenges in health, energy, and sustainability, and in the fundamental aspects of enzyme catalysis, cell metabolism, and gene regulation.

The award will be presented to Zhao at the 2018 Spring National Meeting of the ACS on March 18-22, 2018. At that meeting, Zhao will deliver a lecture on his research. Read more about Dr. Huimin Zhao.