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.
Michael Hildreth, associate dean of research in the College of Science at the University of Notre Dame, will serve as interim dean of the College of Science beginning January 1, 2021. That day, Mary Ann McDowell, associate professor in the Department of Biological Sciences, will begin serving as interim associate dean of research in the college.
The College of Science at the University of Notre Dame is pleased to announce the endowment of the Science and Engineering Scholars Program. The program, started in 2018 as a pilot program to bolster student academic success in science and engineering majors, will be named in honor of the William K. Warren Foundation Dean of the College of Science, Mary E. Galvin.
“This program is, wow,” said Chelsea Popoola, a math major who plans to attend medical school. The small classes allowed her to learn the material in a tight-knit environment. “I wish I had better words to explain how much this program has done for me. Whenever we need help with anything, there are many people willing to help.”
Two graduate students at the University of Notre Dame are the inaugural recipients of fellowships for the Materials Science and Engineering Doctoral Program. Each fellow will receive a stipend for one year to support their research and dissertation as part of the new doctoral program that launched in 2020.
The CEST office and laboratory space that was previously on the first floor of Fitzpatrick Hall have been relocated two floors down to the B-level of Fitzpatrick Hall.
Katharine White has been granted a highly competitive Director's New Innovator Award from the National Institutes of Health.