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Andy Karplus looking through model of molecules

Karplus delivers Distinguished Professor Lecture

Andy Karplus, professor in Biochemistry and Biophysics

Watch this video to hear Dr. Andy Karplus talk about who and what inspired him on his journey toward teaching and research.

Andy Karplus was recently named OSU Distinguished Professor of Biochemistry and Biophysics and will deliver a public lecture as part of this university distinction. With a reputation as one of the best structural biologists in the world, he will discuss “Teaching, Teamwork, “Aha!” Moments and Peering into the World of Proteins.”

Thursday, May 21 at 9:30 am

Hallie Ford Center room 115

All faculty, staff and students in the College of Science are invited to attend this presentation to recognize Dr. Karplus for his extraordinary distinction. He joins a long-standing tradition of faculty excellence in the College of Science, which has 19 Distinguished Professors, more than any other college on campus. Karplus has been a professor in the Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics in the College of Science since 1998.

The title of Distinguished Professor is the highest designation and academic honor that OSU bestows on our faculty. These titles have been awarded annually since 1988 to recognize outstanding active OSU faculty members who have achieved national and/or international stature as a result of their contributions to scholarship/creative activity, research, education, and service, and whose work has been notably influential in their fields of specialization.

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