Professors Norman Dovichi, Sharon Stack and Olaf Wiest have been named fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
FDA support is being sought by Lysomics LLC, a company founded by Norbert Wiech, for early clinical exploration of an approved drug to fight Niemann-Pick Type C (NPC) disease, based on the work of Notre Dame professors Olaf Wiest and Paul Helquist, and Frederick Maxfield at Cornell.
Researchers at the University of Notre Dame are fighting to discover compounds and develop drugs to treat neglected diseases that affect billions of the world’s most vulnerable people.
Norman Dovichi, Grace-Rupley Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry, and Anthony Serianni, professor of chemistry and biochemistry, have been named as Fellows of the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC).
The annual Fall Undergraduate Research Fair will take place on Thursday, October 25 from 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. in the Jordan Hall of Science. All science students are invited and encouraged to attend to learn more about the undergraduate research experience at Notre Dame.
Klaus-Dieter Asmus, professor emeritus of chemistry and biochemistry at the University of Notre Dame and former director of the University’s Radiation Laboratory, died October 6 in Berlin, Germany. He was 74 years old.
Anthony Serianni is the president and CEO of Omicron Biochemicals, a local firm that serves researchers around the world in government, academic, pharmaceutical and other laboratories.
Marya Lieberman's collaboration with faculty and students to demonstrate advances in paper analytical devices (PAD) to test for counterfeit drugs is receiving broad attention in the scientific community.
The Biophysical Society has selected Patricia Clark,associate professor in Chemistry and Biochemistry and concurrent professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering, as the recipient of the 2013 Michael and Kate Bárány Award for Young Investigators.
Major Gooyit, a graduate student in the laboratories of Shahriar Mobashery and Mayland Chang, has won a Baxter Young Investigator Award from Baxter International Inc., a global healthcare company involved in medical devices, pharmaceuticals and biotechnology.
Anthony Serianni, Professor in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, has been named as a Fellow of the American Chemical Society for 2012.
Matthew Polinski, a Ph.D. student with Thomas Albrecht-Schmitt, has been awarded a Second Place prize in the U.S. Department of Energy’s Innovations in Fuel Cycle Research Awards competition.
Ian Lightcap has won the prestigious Rohm & Haas Outstanding Graduate Student Award, presented by the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry.
The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry has announced the recipients of the 2012 Graduate Teaching Awards.
Biochemistry graduate student, Jordan Scott, has been awarded a two-year Midwest Affiliate Predoctoral Fellowship from the American Heart Association, effective July 1, 2012.
The University of Notre Dame will host the American Crystallographic Association Summer Course in Chemical Crystallography from June 18–27. Attendees include students, faculty, and industry professionals from all over the world.
The University has recognized Garrett Moraski, Shahriar Mobashery, Holly Goodson and Brian Baker for their research, teaching and service.
Research published by the laboratory of Prashant V. Kamat could be beneficial in detecting many organic contaminants in the air and in drinking water which need to be detected at very low-level concentrations.
Karen Antonio, a graduate student in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry with Prof. Zachary Schultz, is one of four Notre Dame students to receive a National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Program (GRFP) Fellowship.
The Royal Society of Chemistry has announced that Norman Dovichi, Grace-Rupley Professor of Chemistry, will be awarded the 2012 Robert Boyle Prize for Analytical Science.
Associate professors Holly Goodson and Steven Corcelli have received Rev. Edmund P. Joyce, C.S.C., Awards for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching. The award recognizes faculty who have had a profound influence on undergraduate students through sustained exemplary teaching.
The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry launched the Nicholas C. Angelotti Undergraduate Research Fund in Analytical Chemistry with a lecture by Tim Angelotti, a researcher and associate professor at the Stanford School of Medicine.
Patricia Clark, the O'Hara Associate Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry and Associate Chair, will host the 7th Midwest Conference on Protein Folding, Assemblies & Molecular Motions on Saturday, April 28, 2012 at the McKenna Center on the Notre Dame campus.
Rev. Joseph L. Walter, C.S.C., Professor Emeritus in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, passed away on Wednesday, April 18 after a brief illness. He was 82 years old.
Shailaja Kunda, a graduate student in the Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, has been named a recipient of the Faculty for the Future fellowship award for the 2012-2013 academic year.
Paul Bohn, professor of chemistry and biochemistry, has been designated a Fellow of the Society by the Society for Applied Spectroscopy (SAS).
Jason Kopec, a senior biochemistry major, has published a paper in the journal Inorganic Chemistry detailing research conducted in the laboratory of Seth Brown, associate professor of chemistry and biochemistry.
Marvin Miller has been accorded the 2012 Henry L. Bolley Academic Achievement Award by the North Dakota State University Alumni Association, honoring an individual who has attained noted achievements in education as teacher, researcher and/or administrator.
Laurie Littlepage has accepted the position of Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry and will work in the Mike and Josie Harper Cancer Research Institute.
Professor Bradley D. Smith was recently named a Fellow of the Royal Society Chemistry (FRSC). He is now the fifth member of the University of Notre Dame, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry to become an RSC Fellow.