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YSU Hires Van slambrouck to Direct Research

March 13, 2019

Severine Van slambrouck has joined Youngstown State University as the new director of research, compliance and initiatives. She has secured more than $2.5 million in research funding in her 15-year academic career and is known for her work in cancer research. Van slambrouck earned a doctorate in chemistry from New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology. Before coming to YSU, she was an assistant professor of biochemistry at South Dakota State University, assistant professor of chemistry at St. Thomas University in Florida, research associate professor at New Mexico Tech, and she obtained a fellowship to spend several months visiting the Structural and Functional Glycobiology Unit of the University of Sciences and Technology in Lille, France. She started her research training in the Laboratory of Experimental Cancer Research at the Medical School of Ghent University in 1999. Van slambrouck also earned bachelor and master degrees in pharmaceutical sciences from Ghent University in Belgium. She has published nearly 30 peer-reviewed research papers and served on grant review panels for the National Science Foundation and other international research foundations. 

Published by The Business Journal, Youngstown, Ohio.