Yana Cen, Ph.D., an assistant professor at the School of Pharmacy’s Institute for Structural Biology, Drug Discovery and Development, has been awarded the prestigious 2021 Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Award from the Oak Ridge Associated Universities.
The award comes with a $5,000 financial award and an equivalent match from the winner’s local institution.
This marks the second Powe award for the School of Pharmacy in three years. Qingguo Xu, D.Phil., received one in 2018.
Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU)’s original purpose is to advance science and technology education and research by providing access to the atomic-energy research facilities of the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) to faculty and students of universities across the South.