Ruixuan Gao named 2022 Searle Scholar
Ruixuan Gao's research of nanoscale imaging of biological ultrastructure has earned him distinction as a 2022 Searle Scholar. Gao, UIC assistant professor of chemistry and biological sciences, is the second UIC scholar to receive the award, which supports ground-breaking research in chemistry and the biomedical sciences, and the first in 35 years.
He is one of only 15 researchers named to the 2022 class. This year, 186 applications were considered from nominations by 176 universities and research institutions.