Professor Marya Lieberman and the Distributed Pharmaceutical Analysis Lab (DPAL) at the University of Notre Dame today announced a partnership with ARTiFACTS, creator of the world’s first blockchain-based platform for scientific and academic research, to develop a prototype solution for tracking pharmaceutical chain-of-custody information in real-time using distributed ledger technology. Working with ARTiFACTS, DPAL will record all physical handling and research metadata starting from the point-of-purchase of prescription drugs and sustained throughout the testing, analysis and reporting requirements.
Five University of Notre Dame graduate students have received fellowships for the Materials Science and Engineering (MSE) Doctoral Program.
Patricia L. Clark, the John Cardinal O’Hara, C.S.C. Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry and associate vice president for research at the University of Notre Dame, has received a prestigious Director’s Pioneer Award from the National Institutes of Health. These awards are given to exceptionally creative scientists advancing high-risk, high-impact research. Clark is the first researcher in Indiana to receive this distinguished award since the program’s inception in 2004.
Three researchers from the University of Notre Dame have received recognition for publications and images from the Integrated Imaging Facility.
At the University of Notre Dame, the Integrated Imaging Facility is a state-of-the-art research core facility that consolidates the University's imaging capacity and augments it with powerful new imaging modalities.
Patricia L. Clark, Rev. John Cardinal O’Hara Professor of Chemistry and director of the Biophysics Instrumentation Core Facility, has been named an associate vice president for research at the University of Notre Dame, effective July 1, 2021. Clark will be responsible for research development, including assisting faculty in developing a successful research portfolio, collaborating with federal and military research agency advisors, and leading a team of proposal development specialists.
The department is pleased to announce the promotion of S. Alex Kandel to Professor and Brian Baker to Endowed Professor.
Kelley M.H. Young, assistant teaching professor in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, has been named as the new director of the Mary E. Galvin Science and Engineering Scholars Program, effective July 1, 2021.
Professors Seth Brown and Slavi Sevov have been selected as recipients of the 2021 Rev. Edmund P. Joyce C.S.C. Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching. The department is proud of their accomplishments and is grateful for their excellence in educating undergraduate students both in our department and across the university.…
Teagan Sweet and Frances Zengotita have received graduate fellowships from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) through the Office of Nuclear Energy’s Integrated University Program.
The fellowships support graduate studies, research, and an internship at a DOE National Laboratory or other approved research facility. A total of 31 fellowships were awarded nationwide.…
The Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry would like to congratulate graduate students Ansley Nemeth and McKenze Moss on their recent selection for national awards.
Ansley Nemeth is a third-year graduate student working in the laboratory of Christian Melander, George & Winifred Clark Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry. Nemeth has been chosen as one of only four recipients of the 2021 American Chemical Society Division of Medicinal Chemistry Predoctoral Fellowship, which is sponsored by Genentech. Her research focuses on finding ways to address antibiotic resistance, particularly for Klebsiella pneumoniae.…
The College of Science at the University of Notre Dame is proud to bestow the 2021 Father James L. Shilts, C.S.C./Doris and Gene Leonard Teaching Award upon James Parise, Ph.D., and the 2021 College Research Award upon T. Alex Perkins, Ph.D.
Research from the group of Rebecca Whelan, Associate Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry, is featured on the cover of the March 14, 2021 issue of Analytical Methods. Whelan and graduate student Simon Weaver have demonstrated the use fluorescence anisotropy assays with low-volume, high-efficiency plates for aptamer-protein binding measurements.
The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded scholarships to 22 University of Notre Dame students and alumni as part of the 2021 Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP), with an additional 10 students and alumni singled out for honorable mention for the award.
The Center for Sustainable Energy at Notre Dame (ND Energy) has announced the recipients of the 2021 Vincent P. Slatt Fellowship for Undergraduate Research in Energy Systems and Processes at the University of Notre Dame.
The new Analytical Science and Engineering at Notre Dame Core Facility is now available to faculty, staff, and students at the University of Notre Dame, as well as external academic and industry users.
In a study published in the journal Chemical Science, researchers at the University of Notre Dame found that elevated concentrations of proteins within the droplets triggered a folding event, increasing the potential for protein aggregation — or misfolding — which has been linked to neurological diseases including Alzheimer’s disease and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).
Researchers from Notre Dame have identified a new solvent – an ionic liquid – that improves on emerging desalination technology, directional solvent extraction.