Members of the laboratory of Prof. Scott Silverman have identified synthetic DNA enzymes that cleave amide bonds, which are fundamental components of proteins.
Led by Professor Scott Silverman, Illinois chemists have used DNA to do a protein’s job, creating opportunities for DNA to find work in more areas of biology, chemistry and medicine than ever befor
Dr. Scott Silverman has been chosen to receive the Campus Award for Excellence in Guiding Undergraduate Research.
Scott Silverman, a chemistry professor at Illinois who has done pioneering work with DNA enzymes, hopes that "by capturing Darwinian evolution in new molecules, we might be able to better understan
Scott Silverman has received the 2009 Eli Lilly Award in Biological Chemistry given by the American Chemical Society's Division of Biological Chemistry.
Professor Scott Silverman of the Department of Chemistry at the University of Illinois was recently selected as a 2007 Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
- Eleven faculty members of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have been awarded the distinction of AAAS Fellow by the American Association for the Advancement of Science: Mark B.