Rowan professor receives research grantJanuary 09, 1999
Research Corporation, of Tucson, Ariz., has awarded a $36,454 Cottrell College Science Award to Rowan
University to support the research of Dr. Catherine F. Yang into an anti-cancer drug.
Dr. Yang, of Cherry Hill, is conducting research on Neocarzinostatin derivative, which will provide a new
way to combat the disease. She is a professor in the Department of Chemistry and Physics at Rowan
Research Corporation is a national foundation for the advancement of science. The Cottrell College Science
Program supports basic research in chemistry, physics, and astronomy at public and private primarily
undergraduate colleges and encourages student involvement in research. Award proposals are reviewed by
the foundation staff and outside referees and then evaluated by an advisory committee of scientists drawn
from the academic community.
Students involved in Yang's work are: Jerry Milas of Sewell, Edward Porter of Pennsville, Linda Richmond
of Williamstown, and Roy Sandau of Mullica Hill.