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Integrated Imaging Facility at Notre Dame

Author: Brandi Wampler

At the University of Notre Dame, the Integrated Imaging Facility is a state-of-the-art research core facility that consolidates the University's imaging capacity and augments it with powerful new imaging modalities.

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University of Notre Dame announces new associate vice president for research development

Author: Joanne Fahey

Patricia L. Clark, Rev. John Cardinal O’Hara Professor of Chemistry and director of the Biophysics Instrumentation Core Facility, has been named an associate vice president for research at the University of Notre Dame, effective July 1, 2021. Clark will be responsible for research development, including assisting faculty in developing a successful research portfolio, collaborating with federal and military research agency advisors, and leading a team of proposal development specialists.

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2021 Faculty Promotions

Author: Rebecca Hicks

The department is pleased to announce the promotion of S. Alex Kandel to Professor and Brian Baker to Endowed Professor.

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Two Chemistry & Biochemistry Faculty Members Honored with Joyce Teaching Awards

Author: Rebecca Hicks

Seth Brown
Prof. Seth Brown
Slavi Sevov
Prof. Slavi Sevov

Professors Seth Brown and Slavi Sevov have been selected as recipients of the 2021 Rev. Edmund P. Joyce C.S.C. Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching. The department is proud of their accomplishments and is grateful for their excellence in educating undergraduate students both in our department and across the university.…

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Two Notre Dame graduate students receive DOE fellowships focused on clean nuclear energy

Author: Nina Welding

 
 
Teagan Frances

Teagan Sweet and Frances Zengotita have received graduate fellowships from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) through the Office of Nuclear Energy’s Integrated University Program.

The fellowships support graduate studies, research, and an internship at a DOE National Laboratory or other approved research facility. A total of 31 fellowships were awarded nationwide.…

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Graduate Students Win National Awards

Author: Rebecca Hicks

The Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry would like to congratulate graduate students Ansley Nemeth and McKenze Moss on their recent selection for national awards.

 
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Ansley Nemeth

Ansley Nemeth is a third-year graduate student working in the laboratory of Christian Melander, George & Winifred Clark Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry. Nemeth has been chosen as one of only four recipients of the 2021 American Chemical Society Division of Medicinal Chemistry Predoctoral Fellowship, which is sponsored by Genentech. Her research focuses on finding ways to address antibiotic resistance, particularly for Klebsiella pneumoniae.

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32 students and alumni earn NSF fellowships or honorable mentions

Author: Erin Blasko

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded scholarships to 22 University of Notre Dame students and alumni as part of the 2021 Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP), with an additional 10 students and alumni singled out for honorable mention for the award.

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Researchers find evidence of protein folding at site of intracellular droplets

Author: Jessica Sieff

In a study published in the journal Chemical Science, researchers at the University of Notre Dame found that elevated concentrations of proteins within the droplets triggered a folding event, increasing the potential for protein aggregation — or misfolding — which has been linked to neurological diseases including Alzheimer’s disease and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).

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Emily Tsui Receives NSF CAREER Award

Author: Rebecca Hicks

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Emily Tsui, Assistant Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry, has been selected as a recipient of the National Science Foundation (NSF) Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) award. This award is the NSF’s most prestigious award for junior faculty members and is given to recognize outstanding research and its integration with education.…

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I am ND: Meet Jon Camden

Author: Gene Stowe for NDWorks

Jon Camden first found his home at Notre Dame 25 years ago when he declared a chemistry major and signed up to take a credit course on playing the organ. 

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