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Dr. Glenn R. Sauer

Associate Professor of Biology
gsauer@fairfield.edu
o: Bannow Science Center Rm 218
p: x2741

 

Honors

  • U.S. Patent Number 6,808,561 Issued for “Biocompatibile Cement Containing reactive Calcium Phosphate Nanoparticles and Methods for Making and Using Such Cement”, 2005.
  • Templeton Foundation Course Award, 2001.
  • NIH FIRST Award, National Institute of Dental Research, 1992.
  • Young Investigator Award, Third National Conference on the Chemistry and Biology of Mineralized Tissues, Chatham, MA, 1988.
  • NIH National Research Service Award, National Institute of Dental Research, 1987.
  • Patrick C. Adams Memorial Award, Southeastern Estuarine Research Society, 1985.
  • Student Paper Award, Microbeam Analysis Society, 1984.
  • Student Research Paper Award, Sigma Xi, 1982.
  • Certificate of Achievement in Marine Science, Pennsylvania State University, 1979.
  • Distinguished Graduate in Biology, Pennsylvania State University, 1979.

Grants

  • Science and Religion Writing Project. Fairfield University. 2007.
  • Continuing Conversations in Science and Religion. Hummanities Institute, Fairfield Unviersity. 2007.
  • Biology Transitions Project. Fairfield University, College of Arts and Sciences Advisory Board. 2007.
  • Biology Department Transitions Project. College of Arts and Sciences Board of Advisors. 2006.
  • Biology Department Transition Project. College of Arts and Sciences Board of Advisors. 2005.
  • Research Grant. Ignatian Residential College Science and Religion Group, Metanexus Institute Local Societies Initiative. 2004.
  • Prevention of Apoptosis in Articular Chondrocytes by Metallothionein. Sigma Xi. 2003.
  • Induction of Metallothionein in Cultured Chondrocytes. Merck/AAAS Undergraduate Science Research Program. 2001.
  • God and Modern Biology. Center for Religion Theology and the Natural Sciences (Templeton Award). 2001.
  • Role of Matrix Vesicles in Calcification. National Institute of Arthritis, Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases. 1998.
  • Tissue-Engineered Cartilage and Advanced Bioadhesives for the Rapid Healing of Combat and Training Injuries to Bone. Department of Defense- Office of Naval Research. 1997.
  • Metal Metabolism in Calcifying Cells. National Institute of Dental Research FIRST Award. 1992.
  • Role of Matrix Vesicles in Calcification. National Institute of Arthritis, Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases. 1990.
  • Acquisition of a Transmission Electron Microscope. National Science Foundation. 1990.
  • Role of Metals in Matrix Vesicle-Mediated Calcification. National Institute of Dental Research. 1987.
  • Fish Scales as Indicators of Estuarine Metal Pollution. Slocum-Lunz Foundation, Charleston, SC. 1985.