Louisa Tabatabai

Honored by:The Biochemistry and Biophysics Department
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As a Ph.D. student in the laboratory of Professor Donald Graves of the B&B department, Louisa Tabatabai worked effectively and tirelessly even though she also had the responsibilities of a wife and a mother of three young children. Her Ph.D. work was published in the most prestigious journal of biochemistry, the Journal of Biological Chemistry. Tabatabai is the expert at Iowa State University in die technology of protein analysis. She has developed this expertise on her own and her efforts have brought her much recognition. She shares this knowledge with enthusiasm with students and others. Because of her outgoing nature, she has influenced many research programs. Dr. Tabatabai is very idealistic and courageous. She stands up for principles she believes in and she puts others first. She is an inspiration to many with whom she has worked and a wonderful role model for women and a real asset to the Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics and to Iowa State University.

Submitted on 7/1/96

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