Department of Chemistry News


April 2, 2019

Sarah Keller receives 2019 Cottrell Scholars STAR Award

Professor Sarah Keller has received a 2019 Cottrell Scholars STAR Award from the Research Corporation for Science Advancement.

September 26, 2016

Sarah Keller wins 2017 Avanti Award in Lipids

Professor Sarah Keller will receive the prestigious Avanti Award in Lipids at the 61st Annual Meeting of the Biophysical Society.

October 18, 2013

Sarah Keller receives Thomas E. Thompson Award

Sarah Keller has received the Thomas E. Thompson Award from the Biophysical Society.

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.

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.

November 30, 2012

Four Faculty Members Elected Fellows of AAAS

Professors David Ginger, D. Michael Heinekey, Sarah Keller, and Frantisek Turecek were elected as 2012 Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).

December 21, 2011

Sarah Keller Elected a Fellow of the American Physical Society

Sarah Keller, Professor of Chemistry, Adjunct Professor of Physics, and Associate Dean for Research Activities, was recently elected a Fellow of the American Physical Society (APS).

July 29, 2011

Three chemistry faculty elected to Washington State Academy of Sciences

Three UW Department of Chemistry faculty members are among the 24 new members elected to the Washington State Academy of Sciences in recognition of their distinguished and continuing scientific achievements.

December 2, 2009

Sarah Keller wins 2010 Avanti Young Investigator Award

Professor Sarah Keller has been named the recipient of the 2010 Avanti Young Investigator Award in Lipid Research, established by the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB) Lipid Research Division.

June 22, 2009

Sarah Keller promoted to Full Professor

Keller studies the inhomogeneous distributions of lipids within membranes that model cell membranes.

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