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UMD Alum Wins National ACS Award

Alumnus Matt Disney (B.S. Chemistry, 1997) is the winner of the 2013 Eli Lilly Award in Biological Chemistry. This ACS award is given to a scientist under the age of 38 “(f)or outstanding research in bio
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Zachariah and Team Formulate New Explosives Based on Nanoaluminum

Whether they are rocket propellants or fireworks, all explosives contain a fuel and an oxidizing agent. Sometimes both are in the same molecule, like in TNT; sometimes the explosive is a mixture, like Thermite.
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Fall 2013 Undergraduate Program Laboratories

Click Link for a Downloadable Pdf Document of Check-In and Experiment Start Dates (218KB)
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Professor Herman Ammon who taught chemistry for nearly five decades, memorialized August 15

Herman Ammon, Professor in the Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry at the University of Maryland in College Park, passed away on August 2, 2013 from metastatic melanoma.
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A Potentially Life-Saving Protein Takes Shape

A tiny protein called ubiquitin may hold the key to treatment for a variety of diseases from Parkinson’s to diabetes.
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Dr. Catherine Fenselau included in list of the Top 25 Women Professors in Maryland

She was recognized for her research to detect, characterize, and differentiate microorganisms, particularly in the arena of homeland security, counterterrorism and counter-proliferation programs, and food safet