Leslie Knaub, senior professional research assistant on the CU Anschutz Medical Campus, recently received the Steven Fadul Award during a gathering of the Department of Physiology and Biophysics. For more than 15 years, Knaub has been a member of the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, where she works in the lab of Jane E.B. Reusch, professor of medicine.
Knaub was chosen to receive the honor for her demonstrated excellence in teaching and training of students, professional research assistants and faculty, her mentoring and organizational skills, the breadth of her technical skills and her independence and effectiveness as a manager and leader.
The Fadul award is given annually to an outstanding professional research assistant or other member of the School of Medicine’s technical research staff. Named for Fadul, who worked in the Betz laboratory in the Department of Physiology for nearly 30 years, the award comes with a $1,500 prize.