April 17, 2017 at 3:44 pm

Chemistry’s Wu Receives Baker Fund Award for Skin Cancer Project

Dr. Shiyong Wu, shown here in his lab.

Dr. Shiyong Wu

Dr. Shiyong Wu, Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry at Ohio University, received a John C. Baker Fund award of $12,000 for his work on “The Role of Carnosol in Preventing Skin Cancer Development.”

The John C. Baker Fund awarded $67,163 total to six faculty proposals for research, scholarship and creative work during spring semester 2017.

Endowed in 1961 by a gift of more than $612,000 from 1926 College of Arts & Sciences graduate Edwin L. Kennedy and his wife, Ruth, a 1930 graduate of the College of Education, the John C. Baker Fund was established to support faculty improvement and research efforts. Up to $12,000 is available for each award.

The Baker Fund committee received 13 proposals requesting $153,334 total.

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