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Optimizing Protein Folding with a Parallel-Processing, Iterative Annealing Machine
  • Posted: April 17, 2014

Distinguished Speaker Seminar:  Professor George H. Lorimer, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, Friday, May 2, 2014 Marker Seminar Room (CHM 0112), 3:00 PM

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Michael Mandler has been named a Goldwater Scholar
  • Posted: March 25, 2014

Chemistry and Biological Science double major, Michael Mandler has been awarded a scholarship by the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation (more…)

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UMD ACS Student Chapter seeks talented help with tutoring high school students
  • Posted: March 9, 2014

The University of Maryland ACS Student Chapter has secured a grant to support underprivileged and underrepresented minorities in STEM. (more…)

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Professor Chris Jarzynski is the incoming Director of the Institute for Physical Science and Technology (IPST)
  • Posted: March 6, 2014

Professor Chris Jarzynski will become the Director of the Institute for Physical Science and Technology (IPST) on July 1, 2014.  (more…)

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2014 Beckman Scholar Program Application Information
  • Posted: February 24, 2014

The program is open to freshmen and sophomore majors  to do research in chemistry and biochemistry. (more…)

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Sintim and Dayie labs’ research on bacterial riboswitches featured as cover for Molecular BioSystems
  • Posted: February 10, 2014

Research from Sintim and Dayie labs on bacterial riboswitches that sense cyclic dinucleotides has been featured as cover for Molecular BioSystems. (more…)

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2013 Hillebrand Award to Professor Michael P. Doyle
  • Posted: January 14, 2014

The  Chemical Society of Washington has announced  that our own Mike Doyle is this year’s  recipient of the Hillebrand Prize.  The Hillebrand Prize  is awarded by the ACS Chemical Society of Washington for original contributions to the science of chemistry and is named for William F. Hillebrand (1853-1925), one of Washington's most distinguished chemists.  Hillebrand achieved such stature during his career in Washington, first with the Geological

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Professor Isaacs group’s recent article cited as a “very important paper” by Angewandte Chemie
  • Posted: January 14, 2014

The featured paper titled, "Cucurbit[7]uril⋅Guest Pair with an Attomolar Dissociation Constant" is described as a "very important paper" and will also appear as a "frontispiece" in Angewandte. Research in Professor Isaacs' laboratory is focused on basic and applied problems in the area of self-assembly. We are especially interested in a class of compounds known as cucurbit[n]urils (CB[n]) that function as molecular containers in water.  

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Special seminar: “Diversity Models that Work in Graduate & Undergraduate Science Education
  • Posted: December 9, 2013

Louisiana State University Boyd Professor and Philip West Professor Isiah Warner has developed successful mentoring programs that involve faculty, postdoctoral fellows, graduate students and undergraduates, all of whom reinforce their scientific skills and commitment to research by mentoring young students.

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Chemistry and Biochemistry co-sponsored RJ Mitte (of Breaking Bad) Lecture on Thursday, November 21
  • Posted: November 19, 2013

Chemistry and Biochemistry co-sponsored the RJ Mitte ( the actor who plays Walt Jr. from AMC's Breaking Bad) lecture on November 21 at 7pm in the Grand Ballroom of the Adele H. Stamp Student Union. (more…)

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