Chalker is F1000Prime Faculty Member of the Year

Thursday, March 07, 2013

TU chemistry and biochemistry professor receives award for work on science publication review site

University of Tulsa Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry Justin Chalker was recently recognized as the F1000 2012 Faculty Member of the Year in Chemical Biology.

An in-depth directory of top articles in biology and medicine, F1000Prime is a post-publication review service that offers evaluations and commentary by more than 5,000 scientists and clinical researchers. Each year, the F1000Prime editorial team selects 32 faculty members who have made significant contributions to the online service. These experts recommend the most important published articles for inclusion in F1000Prime. Chalker has published 23 commentaries since his appointment as an F1000Prime Faculty Member in 2012.

Justin Chalker“The F1000Prime award is welcomed recognition for the time and effort spent searching for the next gem in biomedical literature,” he said. “I often suggest new lines of inquiry and highlight the impact of articles I discuss in hopes of inspiring future research projects.”

Chalker is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh where he received a bachelor of science degree in chemistry and a bachelor of arts degree in the history and philosophy of science. He earned a doctorate of philosophy in organic chemistry from the University of Oxford. Chalker joined the TU Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry in 2012.

Gail Banzet