Professor Bradley D. Smith will be appointed to the Emil T. Hofman Chair in Chemistry and Biochemistry effective in the new academic year.
Professor F. J. Castellino has been awarded the Wyeth-ISFP Prize 2008 which is given to investigators who have made outstanding contributions to the field of fibrinolysis, proteolysis, and thrombolysis.
When the space shuttle Endeavour launched on March 11th, it carried with it a set of experiments designed and constructed in the laboratory of Professor Dennis Jacobs.
Professor Anthony Trozzolo was presented with the 2008 UNICO National Marconi Science Award in Chicago on March 8. A world-renowned authority on photochemistry, Trozzolo has focused his lifelong research efforts on the creation and detection of reactive intermediates.
Gregory P. Crawford, currently dean of engineering and professor of physics and engineering at Brown University, has been appointed dean of the College of Science at the University of Notre Dame.
Nathan Silvernail, a graduate student in the Scheidt laboratory, has been awarded a presitgious Ludo Frevel crystallography scholarship for 2008.
Graduate student Bennett Streit has been awarded a Science To Achieve Results (STAR) fellowship by the Environmental Protection Agency.
Notre Dame bioorganic chemist Shahriar Mobashery, the Navari Family Chair in Life Sciences, is the 2008 recipient of an Astellas USA Foundation Award by the ACS for his work on antibiotic resistance and his important contributions to the understanding of the bacterial cell wall.
Katie Hull has been awarded the Eloise Gerry Fellowship by Sigma Delta Epsilon/Graduate Women in Science.
Faculty at Notre Dame have received a $1.01 million training grant from the National Institutes of Health to support the Chemistry-Biochemistry-Biology Interface (CBBI) Program at Notre Dame.
Brandon Ashfield has become the lastest member of faculty in the Department of CHemistry and Biochemistry.
Professor Richard Taylor has been awarded the Rev. Edmund P. Joyce, C.S.C., Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching for 2007.
Eight graduate students from the department of chemistry and biochemistry have won university teaching awards for their excellence in leading discussions and laboratory sections.
Katherine Armstrong has been awarded the Emil T. Hofman Award for outstanding teaching in the first year program. The Freeman TA award has been won by Charles Vardeman and the Rudy Bottei Graduate Teaching Award goes to Jeff Carney.
Xavier Creary from the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry has been awarded the Shilts/Leonard Award for 2007. The Shilts/Leonard award is the premier teaching award within the College of Science at the University of Notre Dame.
Jacob Morris has been awarded a presitgious Ludo Frevel crystallography scholarship for 2006. This award supports the education and research program of promising graduate students in crystallography-related fields.
The 2006 SGI Award for Computational Science and Visualization has been awarded to Christopher Harrison. The award is sponsored by SGI and recognizes outstanding contributions by Notre Dame graduate students in the areas of computational sciences and visualization.
Eight graduate students from the department of chemistry and biochemistry have won Kaneb Outstanding Teaching Assistants for 2006 for their excellence in leading discussions and laboratory sections.