04/19/2017 - Martin Burke proposes billion-dollar project to synthesize most of the hundreds of thousands of known organic natural products in search of new medicines.
- Martin Burke Proposes Billion-Dollar Project to Synthesize Most of the Known Organic Natural Products
04/15/2017 - The department will offer three online summer courses during Summer Session II - June 12th-August 3rd, 2017.
04/13/2017 - Two students, Andrew Tran and Dil Patel, chosen for 2017 Senior 100 Honorary by the College of LAS.
04/13/2017 - Scott Denmark has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
04/12/2017 - David Sarlah named a 2017 Lincoln Excellence for Assistant Professors Scholar by the College of LAS.
04/12/2017 - Catherine Jones Murphy named 2017 Materials Research Society Fellow.
04/07/2017 - The research of the chemistry department is highlighted in this LAS News Article.
04/07/2017 - Martin Gruebele will be awarded the 2017 Nakanishi Prize at the Plenary ACS National Award Ceremony for his landmark spectroscopic studies showing how proteins initiate their folding on ultrafast time scales and how they fold in individual living cells. The Gruebele group uses lasers, microscopy, and computational approaches to explore complex biochemical processes such as transport of unfolded proteins within a cell.
04/06/2017 - Kenneth Suslick will be awarded the annual Crano Memorial Award by the Akron ACS section at their general meeting held on April 26th.
04/03/2017 - The Chemistry Department at Illinois is pleased to announce that four graduate students in the program have received the prestigious National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship.
- The Department Announces the Endowment of New Suslick-Sessler Annual Lectureship in Materials chemistry
04/01/2017 - The department is pleased to announce the endowment of a new annual lectureship in materials chemistry. Dr. Jonathan L. Sessler has generously funded the Suslick-Sessler Lectureship in Materials Chemistry.
03/30/2017 - Congratulations to Freddy Nguyen, a 2015 Illinois Chemistry PhD graduate, who was chosen for a prestigious Arnold O. Beckman Postdoctoral Fellows Award.
03/27/2017 - Steven C. Zimmerman spoke about his drug discovery efforts for myotonic dystrophy at the David Y. Gin Symposium.
03/20/2017 - A Department of Chemistry graduate student, Zachary Goldsmith, was selected as a recipient of the Blue Waters Graduate Fellowship program for the 2017-2018 academic year.
03/07/2017 - The late Allene Rosalind Jeanes (PhD, ’38) will be inducted posthumously into the National Inventors Hall of Fame in May for, in part, creating a blood plasma extender used by medics in the Korean and Vietnam wars.