Department of Chemistry News


May 24, 2018

Chiu, Vaughan receive NIH Transformative Research Award

Assistant Professor Joshua Vaughan and Professor Daniel Chiu were awarded a NIH Director’s Transformative Research Award to support the development of radical new technologies for high-resolution mapping of brain tissue.

February 2, 2018

UW and PNNL launch NW IMPACT in joint pursuit of new materials

The University of Washington and Pacific Northwest National Laboratory have launched the joint Northwest Institute for Materials Physics, Chemistry, and Technology to create advanced materials for energy, security, manufacturing, transportation, biomedical, and information technologies.

September 25, 2017

UW Molecular Engineering Materials Center established through NSF MRSEC award

The National Science Foundation has awarded a $15.6 million grant over six years to establish the Molecular Engineering Materials Center at the University of Washington.

August 6, 2017

Recent work by Alshakim Nelson published in The Economist

Recent work by Assistant Professor Alshakim Nelson and colleagues was published in the July 6 print edition of The Economist.

June 22, 2017

South Asia ICEMR receives 7-year, $9.3M renewal from NIH

The National Institutes of Health has awarded a $9.3 million grant over seven years to renew the South Asia International Center of Excellence for Malaria Research, led by the University of Washington.

June 21, 2017

Recent work by David Ginger and coworkers published in Nature Materials

Recent work by Professor David Ginger and colleagues was published online in Nature Materials on June 19 and highlighted in a News & Views article.

December 2, 2016

Recent work by Anne McCoy and coworkers published in Science

Chemistry professor Anne McCoy and her team, along with collaborators at Yale, Pittsburgh, and Leipzig, have shown how water molecules pass along excess charge and, in the process, conduct electricity. The work was published recently in the journal Science.

November 9, 2016

Recent work by David Masiello and coworkers published in Nature Photonics

Recent work by Associate Professor David Masiello and colleagues was highlighted in an article in Nature Photonics on November 7. The research was also highlighted in Chemical & Engineering News.

July 15, 2016

Nature Methods cover article details refined, accessible technique for expansion microscopy

Assistant Professor Joshua Vaughan and his UW co-workers recently published an improved technique for expansion microscopy, in a report featured on the cover of Nature Methods.

February 27, 2015

Recent work by Jesse Zalatan featured on the cover of Cell

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.

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