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|After 17 years of service as the Lab's Deputy Director, Bruce Harmon is stepping down from that post effective September 1. He will begin phased retirement but will continue on at the Lab as FWP leader and as a professor of Physics at ISU. So the clock has not yet stopped on his total service to the Lab: 39 years, and counting.|
|Ames Laboratory employees will have a chance to discuss a variety of retirement and investment questions when TIAA-CREF representative Paige Cook returns to the Lab on Tuesday, Sept. 11. Cook will offer free, confidential, one-on-one appointments in the Public Affairs conference room 115 TASF.|
Ames Laboratory employees will have a chance to discuss a variety of retirement and investment questions when TIAA-CREF representative Paige Cook returns to the Lab on Tuesday, Sept. 11. Cook will offer free, confidential, one-on-one appointments in the Public Affairs conference room 115 TASF.
|Plans for the new Sensitive Instrument Facility are moving forward with the selection of an architect/engineering design team for the proposed project. The project, which would house sensitive instruments like the transmission electron microscope shown, would be built near the Applied Sciences Complex.|
The Materials Preparation Center has long had the reputation for producing some of the highest quality and largest single crystal materials available. But with the addition of a new piece of equipment, those capabilities just increased dramatically.
|A team of Ames Lab researchers has answered a key question concerning the widely-used Fenton reaction â€“ important in wastewater treatment to destroy hazardous organic chemicals and decontaminate bacterial pathogens and in industrial chemical production. The naturally occurring reaction was first discovered in 1894 by H.J.H. Fenton, a British chemist at Cambridge, and involves hydrogen peroxide (H2O2) and iron.|
|Ames Laboratory Human Resources department is expanding the eAppraisal process, through Halogen, to include a three-month performance evaluation for P&S and merit employees new to Ames Lab. A pilot group consisting of three new hires and their supervisors is currently underway and will wrap up in the middle of September.|
|For the first time, Ames Laboratory's Community College Internship program paired students in technical/vocational programs with the Lab's Engineering Services department. The result was a great experience for both the students and their mentor, Engineering Services engineer Terry Herrman.|
A group of researchers led by Edward Yu, Ames Lab and Iowa State University scientist, has discovered the mechanism that allows drug resistant tuberculosis to defy treatment. The findings, published in the journal by the journal Nucleic Acids Research, a research team led by Yu describes the structure of a regulator that controls the expression of the multidrug efflux pump in Mycobacterium tuberculosis.