Department of Chemistry News

January 15, 2013

The absolute configurations of the bitter acids of hops determined

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.

January 11, 2013

Bo Zhang receives SEAC 2013 Young Investigator Award

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

January 8, 2013

Sarah Keller receives Mentor Award from UW Postdoctoral Association

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.