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Dr. Zengyi Shao receives Iowa State University’s 2021 Bailey Research Career Development Award

Dr. Zengyi Shao in the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering has recieved the Bailey Research Career Development Award for the following project

Title: Establishing a Novel Instrumental Model for Elucidating Mitochondrial DNA-Associated Dysfunction and Pathogenicity

Dr. Shao's research group will use this award of $150,000 in institutional funding to develop new genetic tools with which to investigate the role of mitochondrial dysfunction in a broad spectrum of diseases, such as obesity which will be the primary focus of their research. Read the full story here from the Office of the Vice President for Research.

Congratulations Dr. Shao!