2019 Norman Hackerman Award In Chemical Research Recipient

Dr. Uttam K. Tambar

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

As an Associate Professor in the Biochemistry Department at The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dr. Tambar’s lab has made several notable discoveries, including the development of a general approach to selectively modify hydrocarbons into new chemicals that can be used to accelerate pharmaceutical production.

The Hackerman Award provides Dr. Tambar with a personal award of $100,000.