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Barton named assistant director of BIO5 Institute

10 July 2009

SPIE Board of Directors' member and Society Fellow Jennifer Barton has been named assistant director of the University of Arizona BIO5 Institute.

The BIO5 mission is to bring together scientists from five disciplines - agriculture, medicine, pharmacy, basic science and engineering - to treat disease, feed humanity and preserve livable environments. BIO5 creates science, industry and education partnerships to engage in leading-edge research, translate innovations to the market and to inspire and train the next generation of scientists.

Read the University of Arizona press release.