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NDeRC Graduate Students Showcase Nanotechnology to Community

Valerie Goss and Rebecca Quardokus, PhD students in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, participated in the Memorial Community Plunge, “Nanotechnology – The Power of Small,” on Nov. 4 in McKenna Hall. The event was organized by Memorial Hospital.

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3-D Animations Depict Lieberman’s Work

The work of Marya Lieberman, associate professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry, has been depicted in three educational, engaging 3-D animations that make technical subject matter accessible to students and the general public.

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Alumnus Patrick Brown Receives Hertz Fellowship

University of Notre Dame alumnus Patrick Brown ’09, a dual Chemistry and Physics major, was among the 15 new recipients of prestigious fellowships from the Fannie and John Hertz Foundation.

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CBBI Program Awards Fellowships

The Chemistry, Biochemistry Biology Interface Program (CBBI) has announced the CBBI Fellowship Awards for 2010-2011. Twelve graduate students from the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry were recipients.

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Professor Norman Dovichi joins the department

Dr Norman J. Dovichi has been appointed as the Grace-Rupley Chair of Chemistry and Biochemistry. Dr Dovichi is a bioanalytical chemist and will be joining Notre Dame in the fall from the University of Washington in Seattle.

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Scheidt Serves as NIH Committee Member

Robert Scheidt, the William K. Warren Foundation Chair in Science and professor of chemistry and biochemistry, has accepted an invitation to serve as a member of the Macromolecular Structure and Function A Study Section of the Department of Health and Human Services beginning July 1, 2010.

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Ann Weber '82 awarded Scarborough Memorial Award

Ann Weber, who earned a degree in Chemistry from Notre Dame in 1982, has been awarded the Robert M. Scarborough Memorial Award for Excellence in Medicinal Chemistry from the American Chemical Society Division of Medicinal Chemistry.

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Nuclear Magnetic Resonance aids in drug design

A new study by a team of researchers led by Jeffrey Peng, assistant professor of chemistry and biochemistry at the University of Notre Dame, is using Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR), to move drug design into groundbreaking consideration of the dynamic flexibility of drugs and their targets.

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Richard Taylor receives $1.4M NIH grant

Richard Taylor, professor of chemistry and biochemistry who also serves as the associate dean for research, has received a grant from the National Institutes of Health to study the “Synthesis and Biosynthesis of Pyran and Spiroketal Structural Units.”

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