BER launches Environmental System Science Program. Visit our new website under construction!

U.S. Department of Energy Office of Biological and Environmental Research

BER Research Highlights

Silvia Jurisson Receives 2012 Glenn T. Seaborg Award for Nuclear Chemistry
Published: March 02, 2012
Posted: March 07, 2012

Silvia S. Jurisson, professor of chemistry at the University of Missouri, Columbia, is the 2012 recipient of the American Chemical Society's (ACS) Glenn T. Seaborg Award for Nuclear Chemistry. Professor Jurisson is being honored for her research in radiochemistry, including important applications in environmental and medical science, and for her visionary work in educating the next generation of radiochemists. The award will be presented at the ACS national meeting in San Diego on March 27. Professor Jurisson, who is a grantee in the BER radiochemistry activity, will present her award address to the ACS Division of Nuclear Chemistry and Technology as part of a symposium in her honor at the national meeting.

Reference: (Reference link)

Contact: Prem Srivastava, SC-23.2, (301) 903-4071
Topic Areas:

  • Cross-Cutting: Lectures, Awards, and Recognition
  • Legacy: Radiochemistry and Instrumentation

Division: SC-33.2 Biological Systems Science Division, BER


BER supports basic research and scientific user facilities to advance DOE missions in energy and environment. More about BER

Recent Highlights

Mar 23, 2021
Molecular Connections from Plants to Fungi to Ants
Lipids transfer energy and serve as an inter-kingdom communication tool in leaf-cutter ants&rsqu [more...]

Mar 19, 2021
Microbes Use Ancient Metabolism to Cycle Phosphorus
Microbial cycling of phosphorus through reduction-oxidation reactions is older and more widespre [more...]

Feb 22, 2021
Warming Soil Means Stronger Microbe Networks
Soil warming leads to more complex, larger, and more connected networks of microbes in those soi [more...]

Jan 27, 2021
Labeling the Thale Cress Metabolites
New data pipeline identifies metabolites following heavy isotope labeling.

Analysis [more...]

Aug 31, 2020
Novel Bacterial Clade Reveals Origin of Form I Rubisco

  • All plant biomass is sourced from the carbon-fixing enzyme Rub [more...]

List all highlights (possible long download time)