President honors LSU scientist

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - An LSU scientist is among 85 honored by President Barack Obama for the work done in the early stages of their independent research careers.

Jayne C. Garno is a recipient of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers, the highest honor bestowed by the United States government on science and engineering professionals.

Ten Federal departments and agencies join together annually to nominate the most meritorious scientists and engineers whose early accomplishments "show the greatest promise for assuring America's pre-eminence in science and engineering and contributing to the awarding agencies' missions."

The National Science Foundation nominated Garno, who works in the Chemistry department at LSU inBaton Rouge.

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