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LinShu Liu of ARS Eastern Regional Research Center Awarded Doctor Honoris Causa

August 26, 2014. Dr. LinShu Liu, ARS - Eastern Regional Research Center was awarded the title of "Doctor Honoris Causa" in polymer sciences for his significant contribution, and his 2006 - 2014 collaboration with the Institute of Chemistry of the Tajikistan Academy of Sciences. The award was given by the General Committee of the Tajikistan Academy of Sciences. Dr. Liu's award winning work and collaboration focused on development and evaluation of pectin/protein formulation for colon-specific drug delivery. Funding was provided by the U.S. Department of State, and managed by Melanie Peterson of the ARS Office of International Research Programs (OIRP) and the International Science and Technology Center, an intergovernmental organization connecting scientists from the former Soviet Union, or the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), with scientists working in the EU, Japan, Korea, Norway and the US.

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