Mayland Chang has received a grant from NFL Charities to design and develop therapeutics for the treatment of traumatic brain injury. NFL Charities has awarded grants to support sports-related medical research at 16 organizations, including the University of Notre Dame.
M. Sharon Stack has been named Ann F. Dunne and Elizabeth Riley Science Director of the Mike and Josie Harper Cancer Research Institute and professor of chemistry and biochemistry at the University of Notre Dame.
Prashant Kamat, along with faculty from Notre Dame’s college of engineering, have been awarded a grant from the U.S. Army Tank Automotive Research, Development, and Engineering Center (TARDEC) for research on the development of novel materials for improved battery technology.
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.
Paul Helquist has recently been awarded the Tage Erlander Guest Professorship in Chemistry from the National Science Research Council of Sweden. Helquist and his wife Christie will live in Sweden from May 2011 to July 2012.
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.
The New York Times recently featured the work of a research team at Northwestern University that includes Jeremiah Gassensmith, a University of Notre Dame Ph.D. graduate of the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, class of 2010.
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.
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.
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.
Four local high school students are the recipients of national and local section American Chemical Society (ACS) awards to the Project SEED program and represent the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry’s very first participants in Project SEED.
Mayland Chang and Shahriar Mobashery of the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry have received a five-year, $5.5 million grant from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.
As part of a campus-wide Sustainable Energy Initiative (SEI), the University of Notre Dame seeks applicants for four Research Assistant Professor positions.
Marvin Miller’s laboratory is fighting to erode the global TB epidemic by working to identify cost effective anti-TB agents, and was recently aided in this endeavor by receiving a $1.9 million grant by the NIH.
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.
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.
Paul Helquist, Professor and Associate Chair of Chemistry and Biochemistry, was honored with the University of Notre Dame 2010 Faculty Award at the annual President’s Dinner held May 18.
The Lizzadro Magnetic Resonance Research Center operates seven different nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectrometers at Notre Dame. Shahriar Mobashery’s research group accomplished breakthrough work using the largest field (800 MHz) instrument in this Center.
The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry is pleased to announce the 2010 Graduate Teaching Award recipients.
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.
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.”
The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry is pleased to announce the undergraduate award winners for 2010.
Apryle O’Farrell, a graduate student in the laboratory of Shahriar Mobashery, is the recipient of an Indiana CTSI Predoctoral Fellowship.
Professor Paul Bohn has been awarded the 2010 Royal Society of Chemistry Theophilus Redwood Award sponsored by the Analytical Chemistry Trust Fund.