Five professors were also granted Emeritus Professor status.
The Faculty Scholarship Reception held at Duke Library showcased 195 scholarship submissions and 30 awarded grants totaling $8.7 million.
Research helps explain a variety of processes, from wound healing to cancer metastasis.
Biology, chemistry and neuroscience students win best poster in three of six categories.
The research advances work that Adi Dubash, assistant professor of Biology, started as a postdoctoral fellow at Northwestern.
In addition to Anderson's grant, biology professors obtain renewed funding to support undergraduate research projects and more.
The chemistry and biology departments as well as researchers and educators outside of Furman will benefit from the new technology.