Dr. Gentry Receives Thomas Maciag Award

Dr. Matthew Gentry, associate professor of molecular and cellular biochemistry, has been named the recipient of the prestigious Thomas Maciag Award from the National Institutes of Health’s National Center for Research Resources. Dr. Gentry received this honor in recognition of his many research accomplishments focused on understanding glucan phosphatases in neurological disease and in plant biofuels research.

This is the third time that the Maciag Award, given every two years, has honored an investigator from UK's Center of Biomedical Research Excellence in the Molecular Basis of Human Disease, and the Department of Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry. Dr. Haining Zhu received the award in 2008, and Dr. Paul Murphy received the Maciag in 2010.