11/20/2019 - Researchers from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Northwestern University have made it possible to observe and simulate the self-assembly of crystalline materials at a much higher resolution than before.
- Affiliate Faculty member Qian Chen part of collaborative research into higher resolution viewing of crystallization
11/19/2019 - A new web tool speeds the discovery of drugs to kill Gram-negative bacteria, which are responsible for the vast majority of antibiotic-resistant infections and deaths. The tool also offers insights into discrete chemical changes that can convert drugs that kill other bacteria into drugs to fight Gram-negative infections.
11/14/2019 - Scientists have simulated every atom of a light-harvesting structure in a photosynthetic bacterium that generates energy for the organism.
11/13/2019 - Alison Fout is one of fourteen University of Illinois faculty selected as a 2019-20 Building Pathways Fellow by the Office of the Provost.
11/12/2019 - The Moore group recently published a paper in the Journal of the American Chemical Society that describes a new way of synthesizing ring polymers.
11/08/2019 - Robert J. Jones, Chancellor, recently announced that chemistry affiliate faculty member, Susan A. Martinis, has agreed to become the vice chancellor for research and innovation.
11/01/2019 - Alumnus H. N. Cheng (PhD, ’74, Gutowsky) has been elected the 2020 American Chemical Society (ACS) President-Elect.
11/01/2019 - The Women Chemists Committee (WCC) and Younger Chemists Committee of East Central Illinois Chapter (YCC) were each recognized at the American Chemical Society’s fall 2019 national meeting with ChemLuminary Awards, which are given to recognize local sections, regional meetings, divisions, and international chapters.
10/25/2019 - Dr. Daniel Dumett Torres of Professor Prashant Jain’s laboratory is the winner of the 2019 Physical Chemistry Dissertation Award, given to the best Ph.D. thesis in the area of physical chemistry each year in the Department of Chemistry.
10/24/2019 - Professor Jonathan Sweedler, James R. Eiszner Family Endowed Chair in Chemistry and director of the School of Chemical Sciences, has the top spot on the Analytical Scientist’s 2019 Power List, which highlights the tremendous range of talent, ingenuity and leadership present across all corners of analytical science on a global scale.
10/22/2019 - Professor Martin D. Burke is a recipient of the 2019 Mukaiyama Award from the Society of Synthetic Organic Chemistry, Japan.
10/22/2019 - Professor Scott Denmark, the Reynold C. Fuson Professor of Chemistry, has received the 2019 Ryoji Noyori Prize, sponsored by Takasago International Corporation and administered by the Society of Synthetic Organic Chemistry, Japan.
10/16/2019 - The year 1980 was a turning point for LAS alum Peixin He (PhD ’85, chemistry).
10/11/2019 - The Illinois Alumni Association will present their 2019 awards at a private gala during Homecoming Week, October 13-19, 2019.
10/10/2019 - A few months ago, a new term cropped up on Twitter to describe an all-too-common phenomenon at academic institutions: a dude wall.