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Customized Soap Bubbles Set to Transform Drug and Vaccine Delivery
  • Posted: January 29, 2015

Professors Philip DeShong and Daniel Stein develop technology which could change the way drugs and vaccines fight against bacteria, viruses and cancer.

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Congratulations to Our Newest PhD’s
  • Posted: January 14, 2015

Distinguished University Professor George Lorimer (center) stands with (left-to-right) Dr. Nicholas Corsepius, Dr. Xiang Ye, Dr. Dong Yang and Dr. Xue Fei (more…)

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YuHuang Wang and collaborative team receive ARPA-E Award
  • Posted: January 5, 2015

The Meta-cooling Textile project will develop a thermally responsive fabric that extends the skin’s thermoregulation ability to maintain comfort in office settings

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Fall 2014 Newsletter Online
  • Posted: December 22, 2014

Click here to view the latest newsletter: Chemistry Researchers Advance Patterning Nanotechnology and more...

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Alfred C. Boyd, Jr.
December 12, 1929 – December 5, 2014
  • Posted: December 11, 2014

Associate Professor Emeritus Alfred C. Boyd, Jr. passed away on Friday, December 5th, 2014. To his colleagues and friends, he was “Al.”  (more…)

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University of Maryland Students Win Gold in International Genetically Engineered Machine Competition (iGEM)
  • Posted: November 7, 2014

Dr. Jason Kahn was a team advisor for the iGEM competition held in Boston from Oct. 30 to Nov. 3, 2014.

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ACS Chemistry Voices: Lawrence R. Sita
  • Posted: October 8, 2014

This feature produced by the American Chemical Society highlights Dr. Sita's start-up company Precision Polyolefins, LLC and the University of Maryland

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Alicia Bowen receives the 2014 Winifred Burks-Houck Graduate Student Leadership Award
  • Posted: October 3, 2014

This award is given on behalf of the National Society for the Professional Advancement of Black Chemists and Chemical Engineers (NOBCChE) (more…)

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Paper from Davis Group highlighted as a “Spotlight” by JACS
  • Posted: September 20, 2014

The communication entitled, “A G4·K+ Hydrogel Stabilized by an Anion” has been chosen by the editors of JACS to be featured as a “JACS Spotlight”. (more…)

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Pre-eminent Chemist Lai-Xi Wang to Join UMD Faculty
  • Posted: September 8, 2014

Lai-Xi Wang, a leading carbohydrate chemist with expertise in glycoscience, enzymology and immunology, will join the faculty at UMD as professor of chemistry and biochemistry, starting January 2015. (more…)

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