Dr. Yen Wei Receives the 2003 Outstanding Overseas Scholar Award

December 2, 2003 — Dr. Yen Wei, Professor of Chemistry, received the 2003 Outstanding Overseas Scholar Award from the Chinese Academy of Sciences in Beijing, China. He also co-authored a paper entitled "Effects of Confinement and Crowding on Protein Folding and Protein Stability" with Prof. Jian-Min Yuan of Physics Department, physics graduate student Mr. Guanghui Ping and chemistry graduate student Mr. Zhengfei Sun, which was presented by Prof. Yuan at European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO) Workshop on "Biological Implications of Macromolecular Crowding" in Palacio de Magalia, Spain. This work was included in a commentary article: "Join the crowd" by R. John Ellis and Allen P. Minton in NATURE (Vol. 425, 4 September 2003, pp. 27-28).