UCI Assistant Professor Jun Allard Receives NSF CAREER Award.

Thursday, April 30, 2015

UCI Assistant Professor Jun Allard has been awarded an NSF Early CAREER Award.

Dr. Allard joined UCI after a PhD from the University of British Columbia, an MSc from Dalhousie University, and a BSc from Queen’s University.

Dr. Allard's  research at UC Irvine focuses on Biopolymers (flexible rods), biomembranes (fluid sheets like soap bubbles), and force-sensitive biomolecular bonds are the Lego blocks of cells, used repeatedly inside cells to build a variety of nanometer-sized machines that help perform functions, allowing cells to divide, crawl, organize their interiors, sense their environment and communicate with other cells.

Assistant Professor Jun Allard receives CAREER Award from National Science Foundation.