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Dr. Jeffrey Peters Receives Outstanding Achievements in Life Sciences Research Award

Posted: June 22, 2016

Dr. Peters received this first award from the Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences based on his contributions to research.
Drs. Jeffrey Peters and Gary Perdew discuss collaborative research results in lab.

Drs. Jeffrey Peters and Gary Perdew discuss collaborative research results in lab.

Jeffrey Peters, Distinguished Professor of Molecular Toxicology and Carcinogenesis, was the recent recipient of The Huck Institutes of Life Sciences Award for Outstanding Achievements in Life Sciences Research. This award is bestowed only occasionally to Life Science researchers who have, through their research endeavors and the training of graduate students pushed back the frontiers of Life Sciences. The Huck Institutes of Life Sciences Awards Committee consider only exceptional cases and this is the first time The Huck Institutes of Life Sciences have ever provided this award. The Awards committee based their decision based on Dr. Peters’ outstanding contributions to research and leadership in a number of fields including molecular toxicology, carcinogenesis, nuclear receptors and metabolomics. In particular, the committee noted Dr. Peters’ exceptional research productivity and impact his work has had on the field. The award provided Dr. Peters with $100,000 that can be used to support his ongoing research efforts.