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Janet Westpheling named to advisory board

Janet Westpheling, associate professor of genetics, has been named to the advisory board for the Society for Biological Engineering, a new technological community of the American Institute for Chemical ­Engineers.

The mission of the SBE is to promote the integration of biology with engineering and realize its benefits through bioprocessing, biomedical and biomolecular applications.The advisory board is made up of scientists from universities and industry and will work to organize meetings and promote interaction between biologists and engineers whose work is at the interface of these disciplines.