Shahriar Mobashery is one of the co-authors of a new paper by a group of the world's leading scientists calling for strong steps to be taken to control the global crisis of antibiotic resistance in bacteria.
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.
A new, state-of-the-art instrument designed by Franklin Tao and installed in the Radiation Laboratory, will support a wide range of research at the University of Notre Dame.
As of October 1, Olaf Wiest, a professor in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, began serving as an associate editor of the American Chemical Society’s Journal of Organic Chemistry, the leading journal in the field with more than 91,000 citations last year.
A senior biochemistry major, Ethan Ferguson, has led a team to develop a new, much more precise mass spectrometry method for the diagnosis of porphyrias.
Researchers from the Harper Cancer Research Institute, a partnership between the University of Notre Dame and Indiana University School of Medicine-South Bend, have uncovered a key element that plays a role in the spread of ovarian cancer.
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.
A gathering of chemistry and biochemistry graduate student alumni in the Jordan Hall of Science before the Navy game launched an initiative to boost engagement with graduate students from departments across the campus.
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).
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.
The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry will host a mini-symposium, "For the Love of Enzymes," on Saturday, November 5 to celebrate the service and retirement of Thomas Nowak, professor emeritus of chemistry and biochemistry.
Results of a study by a group of Notre Dame researchers represent a promising step on the road to developing new drugs for a variety of neurological diseases.
Masaru "Ken" Kuno, associate professor of chemisty and biochemistry, has recently published a textbook, Introductory Nanoscience Physical and Chemical Concepts.
Robert Stahelin, assistant professor at the IU School of Medicine — South Bend and adjunct assistant professor in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Notre Dame, has been appointed to the editorial board of the journal Chemistry and Physics of Lipids.
Ken Henderson, Professor and Chair of Chemistry and Biochemistry, has been named as a Provost Fellow.
On June 21 and 28, members of the Chem Demo Team conducted chemistry activities for middle school students participating in the Sensing Our World summer science camps held at Jordan Hall.
A collaborative study between the laboratories of Jeff Peng at the University of Notre Dame and Felicia Etzkorn at Virginia Tech has discovered an important element of how an enzyme involved in cell division does its job.
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.
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.
Robert G. Hayes, professor emeritus of chemistry at the University of Notre Dame, died July 7 at Dujarie House in Holy Cross Village. He was 74 years old.
A collaborative research program involving faculty, graduate students, undergraduates and high school teachers and students is working to develop low-tech field tests for chemicals, with numerous applications in developing countries.
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.
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.
The Recipients of the 2011 Graduate Teaching Awards in Chemistry and Biochemistry and the Kaneb Center have been announced.
Graduate students Jay Giblin and Timothy Wencewicz are winners of the Rohm & Haas Outstanding Graduate Student Award from the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry for 2011.
Katherine Ward, a 2nd year Ph.D. student in Biochemistry, has been awarded a predoctoral fellowship from the American Heart Association.
Amanda B. Hummon, assistant professor in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, was selected for the Society for Analytical Chemists of Pittsburgh (SACP) 2011 Starter Grant.
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.
Tim Trippel, a Marian High School senior who works with Matthew Champion, research assistant professor in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, won Top Young Scientist honors at the Hoosier Science and Engineering Fair.
Research in the laboratory of Shahriar Mobashery in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry has led to further understanding of how penicillin and other antibiotics disrupt the process of bacterial cell wall assembly, a process that is critical for the survival of bacteria.