“Beam Team” student receives two prestigious fellowships
By David Hutton
Fresh off of the defence of her PhD and having just completed the
The young U of S physicist, now doctor, whose research into the conductivity in DNA using the synchrotron earned her a profile in Maclean’s in 2004, has received two prestigious fellowships and is leaving the U of S in June for
MacNaughton, who researched under Alex Moewes, U of S Canada Research Chair in Materials Science with Synchrotron Radiation, as part of the U of S “beam team” will travel to Japan on a Japanese Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) fellowship where she will receive an orientation on Japanese culture and research systems and pursue further synchrotron-related research under the guidance of host researchers.
There, she will work under Nobuhiro Kosugi at the Institute for Molecular Science in
Although MacNaughton’s future is up in the air, returning to the U of S is certainly a possibility.
“I am undecided regarding my plans after Stanford. Since
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