Eye on UMSL: Celebrating innovation

by | Mar 16, 2020

Faculty members Carl Bassi, Keith Stine, Alexei Demchenko, Sharlee Climer and Brendolyn Bailey-Burch were honored at the annual Research and Innovation Reception.

Eye on UMSL: Celebrating innovation

Members of the University of Missouri–St. Louis faculty and staff, as well as graduate students, gathered with friends on March 6 as the Office of Research Administration honored outstanding investigators and inventors at the annual Research and Innovation Reception at the Millennium Student Center. Interim Chancellor and Provost Kristin Sobolik (at right) and Vice Provost for Research Chris Spilling (at left) were on hand to recognize this year’s awardees. From left, Spilling; Innovator of the Year Carl Bassi, a Curators’ Distinguished Teaching Professor in the College of Optometry; Co-Investigators of the Year Keith Stine and Alexei Demchenko, professors in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry; Junior Investigator of the Year Sharlee Climer, an assistant professor in the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science; and Senior Investigator of the Year Brendolyn Bailey-Burch, a senior research associate in the Missouri Institute of Mental Health; Sobolik.

This photograph was taken by UMSL photographer August Jennewein and is the latest to be featured in Eye on UMSL.

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Eye on UMSL: Tending the gardens
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Biology student James Ott and Sustainable Energy & Environmental Coordinator Katy Mike Smaistrla pull weeds last week in the native gardens north of the Recreation Wellness Center.

Eye on UMSL: Tending the gardens

Biology student James Ott and Sustainable Energy & Environmental Coordinator Katy Mike Smaistrla pull weeds last week in the native gardens north of the Recreation Wellness Center.

Eye on UMSL: Tending the gardens

Biology student James Ott and Sustainable Energy & Environmental Coordinator Katy Mike Smaistrla pull weeds last week in the native gardens north of the Recreation Wellness Center.