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NPC Conference Fosters Research Collaborations, Family Connections

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Olaf Wiest

Some 75 researchers and family members from around the world attended the Michael, Marcia, and Christa Parseghian Scientific Conference for Niemann-Pick Type C on June 13-15 in Jordan Hall on the Notre Dame campus. The event included more than 20 scientific presentations, posters, events for families, and shared receptions.…

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Dovichi earns ANACHEM award from Association of Analytical Chemistry

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Norm Dovichi

Norman Dovichi, the Grace-Rupley Chair of Chemistry and Biochemistry, has received the 2013 ANACHEM Award from the Association of Analytical Chemistry (ANACHEM) for his achievements as an analytical chemist and educator.

The ANACHEM award honors an outstanding analytical chemist who has made significant contributions to the advancement of analytical chemistry. Dovichi, the only chemist named an Unsung Hero of the human genome project by Science in 2001, developed a high-throughput DNA sequencer used for mapping the human genome. His current research focuses on measuring changes in protein content during embryo development, using mass spectrometry technology–how the parts identified in the human genome are assembled.…

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Stahelin Named Showalter Scholar

Author: Zach Richard

Rob Stahelin

Robert V. Stahelin, associate professor of biochemistry and molecular biology at Indiana University School of Medicine-South Bend (IUSM-SB), and Adjunct Associate Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Notre Dame, has been selected as one of four inaugural Showalter Scholars at IUSM.…

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Three Chemistry Faculty Receive Undergraduate Teaching Awards

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Patricia L. Clark, J. Daniel Gezelter and James F. Johnson, from the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, are among the 18 winners of Rev. Edmund P. Joyce, C.S.C. Awards for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching.

The winners of Joyce teaching excellence awards represent faculty who have had a profound influence on undergraduate students through sustained exemplary teaching.…

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Brian Baker named associate editor for Journal of Immunology

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Brian Baker

Brian Baker, associate professor of chemistry and biochemistry and director of graduate studies for the department, has been selected as an associate editor for Journal of Immunology. The journal publishes peer-reviewed articles in all areas of experimental immunology, which includes both basic and clinical studies. All editors of the bi-monthly journal are practicing scientists and the publication is cited more often than any other immunology journal.…

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Young Researchers Present Their Work at Regional Science Fair

From diaper absorbency to the detection of dark matter, student projects addressed a number of life's mysteries recently at the Northern Indiana Regional Science and Engineering Fair (NIRSEF), held in the Stepan Center at the University of Notre Dame.

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Ansel Nalin earns 2013 Weich Award

Chemistry major Ansel Nalin has received the 2013 Norbert L. Wiech Award. The award is presented annually to an outstanding junior who has excelled in academics and undergraduate research at the University of Notre Dame.

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Zachary Schultz named a 2013 Cottrell Scholar

Zachary Schultz, assistant professor of chemistry and biochemistry, has been named a 2013 Cottrell Scholar. Cottrell Scholar Awards are given to early-career professors who have developed excellent research programs and excellent approaches to undergraduate teaching.

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Students solve case in 'CSI'-style project

Students in Marya Lieberman's "Forensic Chemistry" course apply techniques they learned in class in a real-world setting through a 'CSI'-style project with the help of fellow chemistry professor Seth Brown acting as a gunshot victim in the Hesburgh Library.

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