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.
The department is pleased to announce the promotion of S. Alex Kandel to Professor and Brian Baker to Endowed Professor.
Kelley M.H. Young, assistant teaching professor in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, has been named as the new director of the Mary E. Galvin Science and Engineering Scholars Program, effective July 1, 2021.
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.…
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.…
The Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry would like to congratulate graduate students Ansley Nemeth and McKenze Moss on their recent selection for national awards.
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.…
The College of Science at the University of Notre Dame is proud to bestow the 2021 Father James L. Shilts, C.S.C./Doris and Gene Leonard Teaching Award upon James Parise, Ph.D., and the 2021 College Research Award upon T. Alex Perkins, Ph.D.
Research from the group of Rebecca Whelan, Associate Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry, is featured on the cover of the March 14, 2021 issue of Analytical Methods. Whelan and graduate student Simon Weaver have demonstrated the use fluorescence anisotropy assays with low-volume, high-efficiency plates for aptamer-protein binding measurements.
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.
The Center for Sustainable Energy at Notre Dame (ND Energy) has announced the recipients of the 2021 Vincent P. Slatt Fellowship for Undergraduate Research in Energy Systems and Processes at the University of Notre Dame.
The new Analytical Science and Engineering at Notre Dame Core Facility is now available to faculty, staff, and students at the University of Notre Dame, as well as external academic and industry users.
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).
Researchers from Notre Dame have identified a new solvent – an ionic liquid – that improves on emerging desalination technology, directional solvent extraction.
Researchers at the University of Notre Dame and the University of Wisconsin-Madison are working to understand the impact of ascites on the spread of ovarian cancer by developing a new analysis technique.
Gregory Hartland, Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry at the University of Notre Dame, is the 2021 recipient of the American Chemical Society Division of Physical Chemistry Award in Experimental Physical Chemistry. Hartland, along with other Physical Chemistry Division award winners, will be honored at the Fall 2021 ACS National Meeting.
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.…
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.
The Paper Analytical Devices created in the laboratory of Marya Lieberman, professor in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at the University of Notre Dame, are effective for detecting falsified versions of several different medications, according to a new report by the United States Pharmacopeia’s (USP’s) Technology Review program.
Stuart Jones and Prashant Kamat, both professors in the College of Science at the University of Notre Dame, have been named Highly Cited Researchers by Clarivate Web of Science.