Prof. Anthony M.Trozzolo, who graduated from the Illinois Institute of Technology with a bachelor’s degree in chemistry and became a pioneer in photochemistry, has won the 2009 Illinois Institute of Technology Professional Achievement Award.
Svilen Bobev, assistant professor of chemistry and biochemistry at the University of Delaware, has been selected to receive the 2009 Margaret C. Etter Early Career Award from the American Crystallographic Association (ACA).
W. Robert Scheidt, the Wm. K. Warren Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry, has been awarded the 2008 Hans Fischer Career Award in Porphyrin Chemistry.
Dr. Steven Wietstock, Assistant Professional Specialist, in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry and Coordinator of the Majors Laboratory has been elected to serve on the Biennial Committee on Chemical Education (BCCE).
Professor Richard Taylor, from the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, has accepted the position of Associate Dean for Research and Computing in the College of Science.
Bradley Smith, the Emil T. Hofman Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry, and a team of 16 science and engineering researchers have been awarded a major grant by the University’s Strategic Academic Planning Committee (SAPC) to create the Notre Dame Integrated Imaging Facility.
Erin M. Daly, a fourth-year graduate student in Professor Richard E. Taylor’s research group, has been awarded an American Chemical Society, Division of Organic Chemistry Predoctoral Fellowship.
Seven graduate students in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry have been awarded CBBI fellowships for 2008-2009. The fellowships carry an annual stipend of $25,000 plus health insurance and travel support for research internship.
Leticia Llarrull, a postdoctoral research associate in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, was named a 2008 Pew Latin American Fellow in Biomedical Sciences.
Professor Bradley D. Smith will be appointed to the Emil T. Hofman Chair in Chemistry and Biochemistry effective in the new academic year.
Professor F. J. Castellino has been awarded the Wyeth-ISFP Prize 2008 which is given to investigators who have made outstanding contributions to the field of fibrinolysis, proteolysis, and thrombolysis.
When the space shuttle Endeavour launched on March 11th, it carried with it a set of experiments designed and constructed in the laboratory of Professor Dennis Jacobs.
Professor Anthony Trozzolo was presented with the 2008 UNICO National Marconi Science Award in Chicago on March 8. A world-renowned authority on photochemistry, Trozzolo has focused his lifelong research efforts on the creation and detection of reactive intermediates.
Gregory P. Crawford, currently dean of engineering and professor of physics and engineering at Brown University, has been appointed dean of the College of Science at the University of Notre Dame.
Nathan Silvernail, a graduate student in the Scheidt laboratory, has been awarded a presitgious Ludo Frevel crystallography scholarship for 2008.
Graduate student Bennett Streit has been awarded a Science To Achieve Results (STAR) fellowship by the Environmental Protection Agency.
Notre Dame bioorganic chemist Shahriar Mobashery, the Navari Family Chair in Life Sciences, is the 2008 recipient of an Astellas USA Foundation Award by the ACS for his work on antibiotic resistance and his important contributions to the understanding of the bacterial cell wall.