2020 McDowell Columns Scholar Prize
The 2020 Chowan University McDowell Columns Scholar Prize was presented to Dr. Kyung-Hoon Lee, Professor of Chemistry. Sponsored by the Office of the Provost, the McDowell Columns Scholar Prize is presented to a faculty member for his or her scholarly and/or creative activities during the previous academic year. The prize consists of a cash award and a book style-clock showcasing a photo of the historic McDowell Columns Building and engaged with Lee's name.
Lee, K.-H., Zhyvoloup, A. and Raleigh, D.P. Analysis of the amyloidogenicity and cytotoxicity of the des-Lys-1 variant of human amylin provides insight into amylin self-assembly and highlights the difficulties of defining amyloidogenicity (2019) Protein Engineering Design and Selection 32, 3, 87-93.
Lee, K.-H., Noh, D, Zhyvoloup, A and Raleigh, D.P. Analysis of Prairie Vole amylin reveals the importance of the N-terminus and residue-22 in amyloidogenecity and cytotoxicity (2020) Biochemistry, 59, 4, 471-478.
Ridgway, Z., Lee, K.-H., Zhyvoloup, A., Wong, A., Eldrid, C., Hannaberry, E., Thalassinos, K., Abedini, A. and Raleigh, D.P. Analysis of baboon IAPP provides insight into amyloidogenicity and cytotoxicity of human IAPP (2020) Biophysical Journal 118, 5, 1142-1151.
Lee, B.L., Kuczera, K., Lee, K.-H., Childs, E.W. and Jas, S.G. Unassisted N-acetyl-phenylalanine-amide transport across membrane with varying lipid size and composition: Kinetic measurements and atomistic molecular dynamics simulation (submitted to Journal of Biomolecular Structure and Dynamics)
Lee, K.-H., Zhyvoloup, A. and Raleigh, D.P. Analysis of Prairie Vole amylin reveals the importance of the N-terminal residue of human amylin in amyloidogenicity and cytotoxicity, ACS Spring 2020 National Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, March 22, 2020 (The abstract was accepted but this conference was canceled due to the COVID-19. The poster was published on the SciMeetings, a virtual science-sharing platform.)
Lee, K.-H., Noh, D., Zhyvoloup, A. and Raleigh, D.P. Amyloidogenicity and Cytotoxicity of Human Amylin, its Variants (K1E and N22G) and Prairie Vole Amylin Using Experimental Studies and Amyloid Prediction Programs, 2020 International Conference of Advanced Research in Applied Science, Engineering and Technology (ICARASET ’20). Houston, TX, March 31, 2020. (This conference was transitioned to video conference due to the COVID-19.)
Lee, K.-H., Zhyvoloup, A. and Raleigh, D.P. Effect of N-terminus of Human Islet Amyloid Polypeptide on Amyloidogenicity and Cytotoxicity, 14th International Conference on Bioorganic Chemistry, Medicinal Chemistry and Chemical Biology, (ICBCMCCB20) Vancouver, Canada, September 23-24, 2020. (The abstract was accepted on May 9, 2020.) (This conference was transitioned to the video conference. The presentation was made on September 23, 2020 and was awarded with “Best Presentation Award”.)
Editor. International Journal of Bioorganic Chemistry
Editor. American Journal of Advanced Research
Editor and Reviewer. International Research Conference Scientific and Technical Committee and Editorial Review Board on Physical and Mathematical Sciences
Session Chair. International Conference on Advanced Research in Science, Engineering and Technology (ICARASET ’20)
Reviewer Committee. International Conference on Bioorganic Chemistry, Medicinal Chemistry and Chemical Biology (ICBCMCCB 2020)
Reviewer. Bioengineering and Biosciences (Journal) in Horizon Research Publishing
Other 2020 prize finalist were:
Christopher Cook, Assistant Professor of Music
Ashley Doane, Associate Professor of Psychology
Gregory Taylor, Distinguished Professor of History
Seok Yoon, Professor of Exercise Science