Professor Scott C. Bailey-Hartsel received his B.S. degree from Ohio University and then went on to earn his Ph.D. from the Ohio State University in 1985. He worked as an American Heart Association postdoctoral fellow under David Cafiso from 1985-1987 at UVa and was an NSF/CNRS research fellow at Universite Pierre et Marie Curie and Institut Curie in Paris in 1995 and 96. Scott is currently Professor and immediate past Chair of Chemistry at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, a member of the ACS Committee on Professional Training (CPT) and was a past member of the Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR). He has received over $1,000,000 of external research funding in drug delivery and peptide research and has published numerous research articles with over 35 different undergraduate co-authors. He was named CASE Professor of the Year for the State of Wisconsin in 2001.