Honors and Recognition

Honors Spotlight:

Livia Eberlin

Livia S. Eberlin, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Department of Chemistry

College of Natural Sciences

Recipient of the MacArthur Fellowship

The MacArthur Foundation names Livia Eberlin as a 2018 recipient of the MacArthur Fellowship for her significant contributions to the health sciences. MacArthur “Genius” Fellows are recognized for demonstrating exceptional creativity, promise for important future advances, and potential for the Fellowship to facilitate subsequent creative work. Livia is recognized for developing mass spectrometry-based methods to differentiate more quickly and accurately diseased from healthy tissues during surgery. Her technological innovations have the potential to improve health care by decreasing the time between diagnosis to treatment and increasing the accuracy of cancer diagnoses and surgical interventions.