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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...

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...

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...

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 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...

Karen Goldberg appointed as a UW Presidential Entrepreneurial Faculty Fellow

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Karen Goldberg, Nicole A. Boand Endowed Professor of Chemistry and Director of the Center for Enabling New Technologies through Catalysis, is one of eight UW professors appointed as Presidential Entrepreneurial Faculty Fellows. More...

Exploring the origins of life

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Sarah Keller and affiliate professor Roy Black have helped to unravel some of the mystery surrounding the origin of cells in Earth's ancient oceans. Their work describes the unexpected interaction of the chemical components of RNA and fatty acids and their role in stabilizing the precursors to cellular membranes. More...

Charles Campbell is the recipient of the 2013 Robert Burwell Lectureship in Catalysis

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Charles Camp­bell, Professor and B. Seymour Rabinovitch Endowed Chair in Chemistry, is the recip­i­ent of the 2013 Robert Bur­well Lec­ture­ship in Catal­y­sis of the North Amer­i­can Catal­y­sis Soci­ety, spon­sored by John­son Matthey. More...

Matt Bush wins ASMS Research Award

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The American Society for Mass Spectrometry has awarded Assistant Professor Matt Bush a research award in the amount of $35,000. More...

Gojko Lalic wins NSF CAREER Award

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

Chemistry graduate students awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

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Six graduate students working with Department of Chemistry researchers have been awarded National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships. More...

Robert Synovec wins GCxGC Scientific Achievement Award

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Professor Robert E. Synovec has been awarded the GCxGC Scientific Achievement Award. More...

Munira Khalil named a 2013 Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar

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Assistant Professor Munira Khalil has been named a 2013 Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar by The Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation. More...

Joshua Vaughan to join faculty

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We are delighted to welcome Dr. Joshua Vaughan to the Department of Chemistry. His work will focus on the development of new fluorescent probes for bio-nanoimaging and the application of these tools to probe the molecular-level organization of various cellular and organelle systems. More...

David Masiello selected for the ACS Outstanding Junior Faculty Award in Computational Chemistry

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The Computers in Chemistry Division of the American Chemical Society has awarded Assistant Professor David Masiello the ACS COMP OpenEye Outstanding Junior Faculty Award. More...

Karen Goldberg receives Hopkins Faculty Award

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Professor Karen Goldberg, Nicole A. Boand Endowed Professor of Chemistry and Director of the Center for Enabling New Technologies through Catalysis received the 2012 Hopkins Award. More...

Michael Gelb and Frantisek Turecek receive 2013 Gustavus John Esselen Award for Chemistry in the Public Interest

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Professors Gelb and Turecek received the 2013 Gustavus John Esselen Award for Chemistry in the Public Interest for their work developing practical and reliable screening methodologies for the early detection of genetic diseases in newborns. More...

The absolute configurations of the bitter acids of hops determined

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Werner Kaminsky, Research Associate Professor and Department Crystallographer, working with researchers at KinDex Therapeutics and the University of Washington, has recently determined the absolute configurations of the acids from hops that give beer its characteristic bitter flavor. More...

Bo Zhang receives SEAC 2013 Young Investigator Award

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The Society for Electroanalytical Chemistry has awarded the 2013 Young Investigator Award to Assistant Professor Bo Zhang. More...

Sarah Keller receives Mentor Award from UW Postdoctoral Association

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Sarah Keller, professor of chemistry, adjunct professor of physics, and associate dean for research activities in the College of Arts and Sciences, has received the Mentor Award from the UW Postdoctoral Association. More...

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