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Karen Goldberg receives the 2016 ACS Award in Organometallic Chemistry

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Professor Karen Goldberg received the ACS Award in Organometallic Chemistry for advancing the mechanistic understanding of fundamental reactions in organometallic chemistry and applying this understanding in organometallic catalysis. More...

Charles Campbell receives the AVS Medard W. Welch Award

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Professor Charles Campbell received the 2015 Medard W. Welch Award, one of the most prestigious awards bestowed by the American Vacuum Society. More...

Chemistry Team receives 2015 Distinguished Teaching Award for Innovation with Technology

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Chemistry faculty members AJ Boydston, Jasmine Bryant, Colleen Craig, and Stefan Stoll were honored as a team with the 2015 Distinguished Teaching Award for Innovation with Technology. More...

Anne McCoy to join faculty

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We are delighted to welcome Professor Anne McCoy to the Department of Chemistry. Her program focuses on the development of theoretical and computational approaches for understanding spectral signatures of large amplitude motions. More...

Alshakim Nelson to join faculty

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We are delighted to welcome Dr. Alshakim Nelson to the Department of Chemistry. His program will focus on the synthesis, characterization, and patterning of polymeric and supramolecular materials for the bio-interface. More...

Alvin Kwiram wins 2015 Distinguished Retiree Excellence in Community Service Award

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Alvin Kwiram, Emeritus Professor and Emeritus Vice Provost for Research, has been awarded the 2015 Distinguished Retiree Excellence in Community Service Award. More...

Ashleigh Theberge to join faculty

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We are delighted to welcome Dr. Ashleigh Theberge to the Department of Chemistry. Her program will develop and use analytical chemistry tools to understand the chemical signaling processes underlying disease. More...

Seven Chemistry graduate students awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

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Seven graduate students in the Department of Chemistry have been awarded 2015 NSF Graduate Research Fellowships, with nine more receiving honorable mentions. More...

Andrea Carroll promoted to Senior Lecturer

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The Department of Chemistry congratulates Lecturer Andrea Carroll on her promotion to Senior Lecturer, effective September 16, 2015. More...

Dan Fu to join faculty

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We are delighted to welcome Dr. Dan Fu to the Department of Chemistry. His program will focus on the development of novel quantitative optical spectroscopy and imaging techniques to study the spatial-temporal dynamics of biomolecules in living biological cells and organisms. More...

Stefan Stoll named a 2015 Cottrell Scholar

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Assistant Professor Stefan Stoll received a 2015 Cottrell Scholar Award to support his experimental biophysical research involving pulsed electron paramagnetic resonance (EPR) spectroscopy and development of innovative instructional digital media. More...

Dustin Maly promoted to Professor

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The Department of Chemistry congratulates Associate Professor Dustin Maly on his promotion to Professor, effective September 16, 2015. More...

Xiaosong Li promoted to Professor

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The Department of Chemistry congratulates Associate Professor Xiaosong Li on his promotion to Professor, effective September 16, 2015. More...

Brandi Cossairt awarded 2015 Sloan Research Fellowship

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Assistant Professor Brandi Cossairt has been awarded a 2015 Sloan Research Fellowship, awarded by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. The fellowships are "given to early-career scientists and scholars whose achievements and potential identify them as rising stars, the next generation of scientific leaders." More...

Daniel Gamelin wins 2015 Inorganic Chemistry Lectureship Award

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The ACS Division of Inorganic Chemistry has announced Professor Daniel Gamelin as the recipient of the third Inorganic Chemistry Lectureship Award. More...

Recent work by Jesse Zalatan featured on the cover of Cell

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Assistant Professor Jesse Zalatan and co-workers at UCSF have developed a method to encode complex, synthetic transcriptional regulatory programs using the CRISPR-Cas system. More...

Three Chemistry graduate students honored as inaugural PNNL Graduate Fellows

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Jose Araujo, Rachel Eaton, and Michael Enright have been named as the inaugural PNNL Graduate Fellows, a new program established by the UW Department of Chemistry and Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. More...

Stefan Stoll wins NSF CAREER Award

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Assistant Professor Stefan Stoll received an NSF CAREER Award to support his experimental biophysical research involving pulsed electron paramagnetic resonance (EPR) spectroscopy. More...

Brandi Cossairt wins Seattle AWIS 2015 Award for Early Career Achievement

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Assistant Professor Brandi Cossairt has been awarded the 2015 Award for Early Career Achievement from the Seattle chapter of the Association for Women in Science. More...

Boydston research group has back-to-back papers highlighted in C&E News

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Research by Assistant Professor AJ Boydston and his group has been featured in two recent articles in Chemical & Engineering News. More...

Matthew Bush receives 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...

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