Sarah L. Keller, Professor of Chemistry, University of Washington
Sarah Keller is a biophysicist who investigates self-assembling soft condensed matter systems. Recently, her research has focused on how simple lipid mixtures within bilayer membranes give rise to complex phase behavior. She joined the department of chemistry at the University of Washington in 2000 and is the recipient of the department’s 2004 Outstanding Teaching Award, as well as the university’s 2006 Distinguished Teaching Award. She is also currently the Associate Dean for Research Activities for the UW College of Arts and Sciences. Her research has been recognized by the Avanti Young Investigator Award (American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology); the Margaret Oakley Dayhoff Award (Biophysical Society); a Cottrell Scholar Award (Research Corporation); and a CAREER Award (National Science Foundation). In 2011 she was elected to the Washington State Academy of Sciences and was named a fellow of the American Physical Society.
Monday-Tuesday, October 1-2
St. Michael's College, Colchester, Vt.
Thursday-Friday, October 4-5
Elmira College, Elmira, NY
Monday-Tuesday, October 22-23
Carleton College, Northfield, Minn.
Thursday-Friday, October 25-26
Luther College, Decorah, Iowa
Thursday-Friday, November 8-9
West Virginia University, Morgantown
Thursday-Friday, November 29-30
University of the Pacific, Stockton, Calif.
Monday-Tuesday, February 28-March 1
University of New Mexico, Albuquerque