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Bang and Kamat Publish New Work on Quantum Dot Solar Cells

Jin Ho Bang of Hanyang University and Prashant Kamat, the Rev. John A. Zahm Professor of Science, have co-authored a paper detailing an advancing understanding of semiconductor nanocrystals and another step towards the development of a more efficient generation of solar cells.

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Graham Lappin Made Fellow of the Royal Society Chemistry

Professor Alexander Graham Lappin was recently made a Fellow of the Royal Society Chemistry (FRSC), worldwide organization for the advancement of chemical science. Fellows are a select group recognized for their outstanding contributions that promote such advancement.

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Chem Demo Team Brings Science Alive to Indiana Students

The Chem Demo Team, led by Executive Director and Outreach Coordinator Karen Morris, are having great success in helping school children in Indiana to learn more about science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).

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Wiest and Collaborators Work to Halt Cancer Growth

Olaf Wiest, professor of chemistry and biochemistry, is one of a group of collaborators studying the effects of a specific molecule (JQ1) on the trigger that controls the growth of NUT midline carcinoma (NMC), a cancer without a cure.

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Kuno Publishes Nanoscience Textbook

Masaru "Ken" Kuno, associate professor of chemisty and biochemistry, has recently published a textbook, Introductory Nanoscience Physical and Chemical Concepts.

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Allen Oliver is Program Co-Chair for ACA Conference

Allen Oliver, Research Associate Professor in the Department of Chemistry, has been named Program Co-Chair for the American Crystallographic Association Annual conference in 2013, along with Jeanette Krause at the University of Cincinnati.

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Four Notre Dame Faculty Named American Chemical Society Fellows

Four members of the Notre Dame faculty have been named Fellows of the American Chemical Society. Seth Brown, Greg Hartland, Prashant Kamat and Anthony Trozzolo are the first Fellows from Notre Dame since the ACS board of directors started the program in 2008.

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Scientists Develop Algorithm to Understand Certain Diseases

Patricia Clark, Associate Professor at Notre Dame, and Bonnie Berger, professor of applied mathematics at MIT, have published a paper on the development of a computer algorithm that can accurately predict which parts of protein sequences help prevent the proteins from aggregating.

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First Wind Turbine Installed on Campus

The newest addition to the Notre Dame campus skyline, demonstrating the University's commitment to renewable energy, was mounted on the roof of the Notre Dame power plant last week.

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Katie Ward receives AHA fellowship

Katherine Ward, a 2nd year Ph.D. student in Biochemistry, has been awarded a predoctoral fellowship from the American Heart Association.  

 

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Sergei Vakulenko Receives Two NIH Grants

Sergei Vakulenko, Research Associate Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry, has received two five-year NIH grants from the National Institutes of Health totaling $3.75 million.

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