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Zachary Ball to lead Institute of Biosciences and Bioengineering>

Zachary Ball to lead Institute of Biosciences and Bioengineering

Rice University chemist Zachary Ball has been named director of Rice’s Institute of Biosciences and Bioengineering (IBB). The institute promotes interdisciplinary research and education encompassing physics, chemistry, biology and engineering.

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