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Matthew Bush selected to receive 2014 Eli Lilly Young Investigator Award in Analytical Chemistry

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Assistant Professor Matthew F. Bush has been selected to receive the 2014 Eli Lilly and Company Young Investigator Award in Analytical Chemistry. More...

AJ Boydston wins NSF Career Award

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Assistant Professor AJ Boydston has received a CAREER (Faculty Early Career Development) Award from the National Science Foundation. More...

UW researchers uncover the molecular basis of the heartbeat

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Advanced spectroscopic techniques provide new understanding of a critical structural mechanism underlying heart function in recent work published by Stefan Stoll, William Zagotta, et al. in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. More...

Department ranks 10th nationally for research spending

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According to the most recent (2012) National Science Foundation Survey of Higher Education Research and Development, the University of Washington Department of Chemistry is ranked 10th nationally for overall research and development spending in chemistry. More...

UW Chemistry Graduate Program ranked #1 by students

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A recent survey of graduate students in chemistry ranked the University of Washington as having the Top Chemistry Graduate School based on 15 ranking categories relevant to students, such as academic competitiveness, career support, financial aid, and quality of network. More...

Multi-disciplinary approach to understanding Botulinum toxin

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Research Associate Professor Werner Kaminsky contributed to a research project recently highlighted in Nature. More...

Open tenure-track faculty positions in Chemistry

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The Department of Chemistry is accepting applications for tenure-track faculty positions to start in Autumn 2015. More...

Bo Zhang promoted to Associate Professor with Tenure

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The Department of Chemistry congratulates Bo Zhang on his promotion to associate professor with tenure. More...

Munira Khalil promoted to Associate Professor with Tenure

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The Department of Chemistry congratulates Munira Khalil on her promotion to associate professor with tenure. More...

Alvin Kwiram elected to the Washington State Academy of Sciences

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Emeritus Professor Alvin Kwiram is among the 18 new members elected to the Washington State Academy of Sciences in recognition of his distinguished and continuing scientific achievements and contributions. More...

Gary Christian named 2014 ACS Fellow

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Emeritus Professor Gary Christian has been named a 2014 Fellow of the American Chemical Society. More...

Sam Jenekhe receives the 2014 AIChE Charles M. A. Stine Award

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Sam Jenekhe, Professor of Chemistry and Boeing-Martin Professor of Chemical Engineering, is the 2014 recipient of the Charles M. A. Stine Award from the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE). More...

Benjamin Van Kuiken wins College of Arts and Science Dean's Graduate Medal

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Congratulations to Benjamin Van Kuiken for his accomplishments earning the College of Arts and Science Dean's Graduate Medal in Natural Sciences. More...

Thom Dunning to join faculty

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We are delighted to welcome Dr. Thom Dunning, Jr. to the Department of Chemistry. His research uses advanced theoretical methods and computational techniques to understand the electronic structure of main group elements beyond the first row. More...

James De Yoreo to join faculty

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We are delighted to welcome Dr. James De Yoreo to the Department of Chemistry. His research focuses on understanding and manipulating the physics of interactions and assembly at solid-liquid interfaces in nanoscale, biological, biomimetic, and environmental systems. More...

Lawrence Goldman to join instructional faculty

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We are delighted to welcome Dr. Lawrence Goldman to the Department of Chemistry as Lecturer for introductory organic chemistry. More...

Jesse Zalatan to join faculty

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We are delighted to welcome Dr. Jesse Zalatan to the Department of Chemistry. His work will focus on the molecular mechanisms of cell signaling. More...

Cody Schlenker to join faculty

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We are delighted to welcome Dr. Cody Schlenker to the Department of Chemistry. His work will explore the mechanisms governing energy transduction in heterogeneous materials relevant for solar energy harvesting and storage devices like organic and organic/inorganic photovoltaics and meso-structured next-generation rechargeable batteries. More...

Munira Khalil selected for 2014 Journal of Physical Chemistry B Lectureship

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Assistant Professor Munira Khalil has been named one of the 2014 Journal of Physical Chemistry lecturers by the Physical Chemistry Division of the American Chemical Society. More...

AJ Boydston named a 2014 Cottrell Scholar

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AJ Boydston, University of Washington assistant professor of chemistry, has been selected as one of 12 Cottrell Scholar Awardees for 2014. More...

Matthew Bush named Sloan Research Fellow

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Matthew Bush has been selected as one of 126 Sloan Research Fellows for 2014. More...

Clean Energy Institute Launches

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A new University of Washington institute to develop efficient, cost-effective solar power and better energy storage systems launched December 12 with an event attended by UW President Michael K. Young, Gov. Jay Inslee and researchers, industry experts and policy leaders in renewable energy. More...

Sarah Keller receives Thomas E. Thompson Award

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Sarah Keller has received the Thomas E. Thompson Award from the Biophysical Society. More...

Two Chemistry faculty elected to Washington State Academy of Sciences

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Chemistry Professor Charles Campbell and Chemical Engineering Professor Sam Jenekhe are among the 25 new members elected to the Washington State Academy of Sciences in recognition of their distinguished and continuing scientific achievements. More...

New research published in Nature explores organic solar cells

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Professors David Ginger and Alex Jen, along with other researchers, have recently reported on the role of electron spin in creating efficient organic solar cells. Their findings were recently published in the journal Nature. More...

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