ACS fellows: Larsen, Sampson

Barbara S. Larsen and Nicole S. Sampson have been named to the 2017 class of fellows at the American Chemical Society.

Founded in 2008, the ACS Fellows Program was established to honor distinguished ACS members who have made significant contributions to science and the society.

Larsen is a senior technology fellow in the corporate center for analytical chemistry at DuPont. She developed a novel process to produce safer fluorinated polymer products and an analytical method to confirm consumer safety.

Sampson is a professor and former chair of chemistry at Stony Brook University. Through her research, she helped translate the mycobacterial cholesterol metabolism pathway into drug targets.

The 2017 class was recognized during the society’s 254th National Meeting and Exposition, Aug. 20-24 in Washington, D.C.

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