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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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08 Jun 2016

From Supramolecular Chemistry to Processors

Edward Dale (2012—2016) is starting a career at Intel where he will be making the leap from studying supramolecular systems to engineering processors at Hillsboro, Oregon. Edward is the latest of a string — which includes Alex Shveyd, Subhadeep Basu and Nathan Strutt — of ex–group members to embark on this journey to Intel. Good luck Edward!

 

02 Jun 2016

Sourav Moves On and Up

Dr. Sourav Saha (2003—2007), presently an Assistant Professor at Florida State University (FSU), will be joining Clemson University as an Associate Professor of Chemistry in August 2016. Sourav's research program lies at the interface of organic, supramolecular and materials chemistry and focuses on developing stimuli–responsive materials that can function as novel anion receptors and sensors, tunable semiconductors, light–harvesting and emitting agents, and drug-delivery systems. In addition to having published a dozen independent more...

 

26 May 2016

Foresight Honors Chuyang Cheng

Graduate student Chuyang Cheng (2011—2016) has been awarded the Foresight 2015 Distinguished Student Award from the Foresight Institute which is a leading think tank and public interest organization focused on molecular nanotechnology. Chuyang follows in the footsteps of Jonathan Barnes, the recipient of the 2013 award — who is about to join the chemistry faculty at Washington University in St. Louis as an assistant more...

 

02 Mar 2016

Top Recognition of Chuyang Cheng by the Chinese Government

Fifth–year graduate student Chuyang Cheng has been selected by the China Scholarship Council (CSC) to be a recipient of the Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Self–Financed Students Abroad for 2015. This particular award, which is extremely competitive, is only given to the best and brightest of the young Chinese students who carry out their research overseas. Congratulations Chuyang!

 

 

 

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» Foresight Honors Chuyang Cheng

» Top Recognition of Chuyang Cheng by the Chinese Government

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