Department of Chemistry News

July 19, 2010

UW team builds artificial enzyme

UW Chemistry professors Michael Gelb and Forrest Michael, in collaboration with Prof. David Baker (UW Biochemistry), have engineered an artificial enzyme capable of catalyzing a bimolecular Diels-Alder reaction with high stereoselectivity and substrate specificity.

July 1, 2010

Professor Michael Gelb Receives 2010 Hopkins Award

Professor Michael Gelb received the 2010 Hopkins Award on Friday May 19, delivering a lecture titled “Newborn Screening for Lysosomal Storage Diseases: Another Triumph for Organic Chemistry”.

Chemistry department recognizes new graduates

On Friday June 11, nearly 1000 students and their friends and family gathered to honor students who received bachelors and Ph.D. degrees in chemistry and biochemistry.