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18 May 2015


Pumped Up Molecules

Using nature's carrier proteins for inspiration, a team of Northwestern University scientists is the first to develop an entirely artificial molecular pump. An article published in Nature more...


22 Apr 2015


Exposing Knock–Offs with Heterorotaxane-Based Security Inks

The dynamic nature of a heterorotaxane with tunable solid–state fluorescent emissions can be enabled through reversible manipulation of its aggregation by supramolecular encapsulation. When this integrated system is introduced more...


21 Feb 2014


Textbook Chemistry in Nature Chemistry

A simple abiotic model illustrating the fundamental way in which enzymes catalyze reactions in living systems is the result of a collaboration with Jay Siegel at more...


21 Jul 2013


Gold Recovery Goes Green

An environmentally benign sugar — alpha–cyclodextrin, which is derived from starch — acts as a highly selective sequestering agent for the gold salt, potassium tetrabromoaurate. The serendipitous discovery of this green method more...

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26 May 2015

Macalester Take Two Together

Dennis Cao (2010—2015) and Leah Witus (2012—2015) will join the research–intensive Chemistry Department at Macalester College as Assistant (Dennis) and Visiting (Leah) Professors in the Fall of 2015. Macalester is a highly ranked primarily undergraduate institution in St. Paul, Minnesota. Dennis' time in the group was split between organic ferroelectric more...

 

13 May 2015

Dongyang Heads Home

Dongyang Chen (2013—2015) is leaving us with all his battery expertise to take up an independent career in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Fuzhou University as a Qi Shan Professor. He will establish his own research laboratory with the prospect of being able to recruit one PhD and two MSC students on an annual basis. Good luck Dongyang!

 

06 May 2015

2015 JPOC Award Goes to Adam Braunshweig

Adam Braunschweig (2001—2006) is the winner of the 2015 Award for Early Excellence in Physical Organic Chemistry sponsored by the Journal of Physical Organic Chemistry (JPOC). Adam has been invited to present his award lecture at the Gordon Research Conference on Physical Organic Chemistry to be held in Holderness NH, 21—26 June 2015 and at the 15th European Symposium on Organic Reactivity (ESOR2015) more...

 

04 May 2015

Kavli Foundation Recognizes Will Dichtel

Will Dichtel (2005—2008) has been chosen to give the Kavli Foundation Emerging Leader in Chemistry Lecture at the 250th ACS National Meeting to be held in Boston, 16—20 August 2015. Will's lecture on the "Spectacular Properties of Porous Polymers" is scheduled for Monday 17 August at 4:00 pm. Congratulations Will!

 

 

 

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