Dr. Leonard E. Mortenson Graduate Scholarship

Dr. Mortenson was internationally researcher in biochemistry, a pioneering scientist and world leader in his field, for his discovery of ferredoxin and for his research in the biochemistry of biological nitrogen fixation. After receiving his PhD in Biochemistry-Bacteriology from the UW in 1954, Dr. Mortenson became a research chemist with DuPont before going on to teach at Purdue for more than 20 years in the Biology Department.

Eligibility Criteria
Awarded to CALS Grad (masters, doctoral, post doctoral) student in good academic standing; Biochem, BSE, Microbio required.

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