November 16, 2021 - Dr. Bruce Yu, IBBR Fellow, Professor, University of Maryland School of Pharmacy, and Director, Bio- & Nano- Technology Center has been selected as an Inaugural MPower Professor. This award from MPowering the State was given to eight faculty members from the University of Maryland, College Park and the University of Maryland, Baltimore to exemplify their commitment to fostering collaborations between institutions. Dr. Yu and his coworkers are developing analytical technologies for vaccine production, quality control and counterfeit detection. "Professor Yu truly exemplifies the potential for advancing cutting edge research at IBBR through leveraging of key relationships across the partners, UMB, UMD and NIST. We are excited that the Mpower committee has recognized him for his team science approach to research," said IBBR Interim Co-Directors John Marino, PhD and David Weber, PhD. More details on the awardees can be found here.