Professor Lydia Kisley Named 2022 Allen Distinguished Investigator

Congratulations to Lydia Kisley, Warren E. Rupp Assistant Professor, Departments of Physics & Chemistry, for being named a 2022 Allen Distinguished Investigator by The Paul G. Allen Frontiers Group, a division of the Allen Institute.

Professor Kisley and collaborator Laura Sanchez, professor at University of California, Santa Cruz, were awarded $1.2M over three years for their Expansion Mass Spectrometry: Literally Stretching Metabolite Sensing to New Spatial Limits project.

Optical table where fluorescence microscopy will be performed

Kisley and Sanchez are part the Allen Distinguished Investigator program, which supports research with the potential to reinvent entire fields. With grants between $1 million and $1.5 million to individuals and scientific teams, researchers receive enough funding to produce momentum in their respective fields.

Officials announced the research funding as part of The Paul G. Allen Frontiers Group’s “Ask Anything, Change Everything,” initiative, Thursday, Dec. 15.

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