Department of Chemistry News

August 27, 2013

Exploring the origins of life

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.

August 26, 2013

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

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.

Matt Bush wins ASMS Research Award

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