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Welcome to the Stoddart Mechanostereochemistry Group Website. We are located in the Department of Chemistry at Northwestern University. We harness molecular recognition and self-assembly processes in template-directed protocols for the synthesis of functionalized and mechanized molecules, prior to their being introduced into integrated nanosystems. The website is oriented towards prospective graduate and postdoctoral students to give them a glimpse of our ongoing research activities as well as ourselves. To learn more about past and present group members, articles published by the group, breaking news and more, we invite you to explore the various sections. To get information on the group leader, please see the Fraser Stoddart section.


Science is Global : Science Knows no Boundaries

Fraser Stoddart and Dean Astumian, professor of physics at the University of Maine, have come together to pen an important message to the global...
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Yuanning Feng’s Publication Featured as a Spotlight in JACS

A full paper — published by Postdoctoral Fellow Yuanning Feng collaborating with former Visiting Professor Douglas Philp — entitled “A Molecular Replication Process Drives...
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Yuanning Feng Selected for the 2021 Foresight Institute Distinguished Student Award

Postdoctoral Fellow (Former Graduate Student) Yuanning Feng has been selected as the winner of the 2021 Foresight Institute Distinguished Student Award! This award recognizes...
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Wenqi (Vince) Liu and Yu Tan’s Research Featured on the Cover of JACS

A full paper by former Postdoctoral Fellow Wenqi (Vince) Liu (now Assistant Professor at the University of South Florida) and former group member Yu...
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Welcome to our New Research Interns

The Stoddart Group welcomes the arrival of four new Undergraduate Research Interns from China – Yutong Liu, Zhenwei Wu, Qinghua Yang and Yongsi Zhu....
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