Palecek to receive PNAS paper honor
During the National Academy of Sciences annual meeting awards ceremony, April 28, 2013, in Washington, D.C., Chemical and Biological Engineering Professor Sean Palecek will receive the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 2012 Cozzarelli Prize. This prize recognizes Palecek's PNAS paper, "Robust cardiomyocyte differentiation from human pluripotent stem cells via temporal modulation of canonical Wnt signaling," for its outstanding scientific excellence and originality. PNAS is one of the world's most-cited multidisciplinary scientific serials, with coverage spanning the biological, physical and social sciences. The award was established in 2005 and named in 2007 to honor late PNAS Editor-in-Chief Nicholas R. Cozzarelli.