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Rex Montgomery Prize Award

Rex Montgomery Prize

Geoff Collins  and Guowei Qi awarded Montgomery Scholar’s Prizes for 2021

Geoff Collins, who did undergraduate research in the Dr. David Price laboratory,  and Guowei Qi, who did undergraduate research in the Dr. Michael Schnieders laboratory, have been awarded 2021 Montgomery Biochemistry Scholar’s Prizes for their outstanding research accomplishments and excellent presentations at the Lata Symposium.

This prize was established by mentees, colleagues and friends of the late Dr. Rex Montgomery, Professor Emeritus of the Department of Biochemistry. Dr. Montgomery began his career at the University of Iowa in 1955, and is admired for his impact as a researcher, teacher and mentor. Dr. Montgomery is an internationally recognized carbohydrate biochemist and textbook author. While on the faculty, he served as Associate Dean for Academic Affairs in the College of Medicine, the Vice President of Research for the University and was the founding director of the University of Iowa Physician Assistant Program. Dr. Montgomery retired in 2005 after more than 50 years on the faculty.



Thursday, May 6, 2021