Angie Pannier receives Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers

Angie Pannier
Angie Pannier

On July 2, Angie Pannier was named a recipient of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE). Angie's research in the area of biomaterials and gene delivery includes DNA vaccines, tissue engineering of developmental biology, and non-viral gene delivery systems for stem cell and medical device applications.

The Department of Health and Human Services nominated Angie for the award. Angie was one of two recipients in the state of Nebraska.

The PECASE is the United States Government's highest honor for early career scientists and engineers. It is awarded to exceptional researchers beginning independent research careers, who demonstrate promise in science and technology leadership.

Contributions to STEM education and community service are key criteria for the award. Engineers may demonstrate these qualities through leadership, public education, and community outreach.

Angie has been celebrated in many publications for receiving the award. For more details about Angie's career and influences and about the PECASE, visit the following articles:

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