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The First Mid-Atlantic DNA Nanotechnology Symposium
  • Posted: July 17, 2014

August 8, 2014 Hodson Hall, Johns Hopkins University. (MAD Nano) will feature speakers at the forefront of this new technology working in Maryland, DC and Virginia. (more…)

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Giant Global “Chimney” Could Alter Climate Change
  • Posted: July 17, 2014

Understanding how ocean gases are pumped into the upper atmosphere could help predict and even regulate our future world environment

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The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry is accepting applications for Teaching Assistantship (T.A) positions
  • Posted: July 16, 2014

Click here to visit our secure online application system and submit your application form for Fall 2014

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Alumnus Willie May becomes NIST acting director
  • Posted: June 14, 2014

Dr. Willie E. May, alumnus and a member of the Committee of Distinguished Advisors officially takes over as acting director of NIST on June 13.

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Come Out of Your Shell Campaign
  • Posted: May 2, 2014

The Office of the Vice President for Research is conducting a survey of all campus research personnel in an attempt to identify resources and added ways we can support a culture of safety. (more…)

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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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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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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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