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<img alt="" src="/news/PublishingImages/carlyb-arig.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Two Department Grad Students Receive Energy Grants<p>​Two Department students were selected to receive competitive grants from the DOE Office of Science Graduate Student Research Program.</p>
<img alt="" src="/news/college/PublishingImages/disabilities-act-booksh-image1.jpg" style="BORDER:px solid;" />The ADA at 30<p>​Karl Booksh, professor of chemistry and biochemistry, is a prolific researcher and an outspoken advocate for people with disabilities, especially in academia.</p>
<img alt="" src="/news/PublishingImages/webXSEDE.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Students earn grants in Computational Chemistry <style> p { margin-bottom:0.1in; direction:; line-height:115%; text-align:left; orphans:2; widows:2; background:transparent; } </style> <p style="margin-bottom:0.11in;line-height:108%;"> Two undergraduate students will receive support from a national organization for summer research projects.</p>
<img alt="" src="/news/PublishingImages/wash.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Chemistry & Biochemistry Research Conduct Plan<p>​Chemistry and Biochemistry Research Conduct Plan</p><p>All Researchers entering the departmental buildings must follow the steps and behavior outlined in this plan<br></p>
<img alt="" src="/news/PublishingImages/Screen%20Shot%202020-05-30%20at%203.15.21%20PM.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Faculty Tribute to Our Graduates<p>​A Video Tribute from the Faculty to Our Graduates in Chemistry and Biochemistry for 2020<br></p>
<img alt="" src="/news/college/PublishingImages/shaw1585937264489.jpg" style="BORDER:px solid;" />A bright future in research<p><span aria-hidden="true"></span><span aria-hidden="true"></span>Junior Olivia Shaw is meeting the challenges of blindness to find success conducting undergraduate research in the field of computational chemistry.<br></p>
<img alt="" src="/news/PublishingImages/perilla-covid.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />COVID-19 Research<p>​<span style="background-color:#ffffff;">Two University of Delaware researchers have been awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant to study the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19</span><br></p>
<img alt="" src="/news/PublishingImages/perilla.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Perilla & Hadden-Perilla awarded NSF grant for Biophysical characterization of the native SARS-CoV-2 virion<p>​Dr. Juan Perilla and Dr. Jodi Hadden-Perilla have just received an NSF RAPID award for Biophysical characterization of the native SARS-CoV-2 virion the pathogen that causes COVID-19.<br></p>
<img alt="" src="/news/PublishingImages/Emilhernandez-pagan.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Dr. Emil Hernandez-Pagan to Join the Department<p>​Dr. Emil Hernandez-Pagan Joining the department. His <span>group will advance the synthesis and characterization of functional inorganic materials. </span><span></span><br></p>
<img alt="" src="/news/PublishingImages/CAS-CHEM-Dyer_Award_Recipients-030220-003.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />38th Annual Dyer Award Recipients Announced<p>​ <style> </style><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:"times new roman";">The 38<sup>th</sup> annual Elizabeth Dyer Excellence in Teaching Awards to seven outstanding Chemistry and Biochemistry graduate student teaching assistants </span><span style="font-size:12pt;font-family:"times new roman";"> on March 2, 2020</span>.<br></p>
<img alt="" src="/news/PublishingImages/Burmeisterpic2.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Blue Hens Alumni and Friends Reception - CANCELLED<p>​Blue Hen Alumni and Friends Reception at ACS Meeting in Philadelphia, PA on March 22nd<br></p>
<img alt="" src="/news/PublishingImages/dr-gibbs.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Dr. Iris Gibbs to speak at Convocation<p>​Dr. Iris Gibbs<span>, Associate Dean of the Stanford University Medical School, </span>to speak at Departmental Convocation.</p>
<img alt="" src="/news/PublishingImages/79_60_video%20winner%20-%20Tatyana%20Polenova%20300x250.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Dr. Tatyana Polenova's video wins Drug Discovery & Development Video of the Year<p>Dr. Polenova's "Studying the Structural biology and biophysics of HIV with NMR" wins Video of the Year.<br></p>'s-winning-video.aspx
<img alt="" src="/news/college/PublishingImages/NobelSymposiumCoverage.jpg" style="BORDER:px solid;" />Illuminating the Nobels<p>​UD faculty members with expertise in the areas of study that won this year's Nobel Prizes explained the laureates' work at a public symposium on campus.</p>
<img alt="" src="/news/college/PublishingImages/crispr-research-image1.jpg" style="BORDER:px solid;" />New twist on CRISPR<p>​Two UD researchers have developed a more efficient method of producing biochemical reactions in cells that could help in manufacturing pharmaceuticals and biofuels.</p>
<img alt="" src="/news/college/PublishingImages/raman-microscope-booksh-image1.jpg" style="BORDER:px solid;" />Scoping out science<p>​A new atomic force Raman microscope adds a state-of-the-art tool to UD's ability to examine a wide variety of materials at very high resolution.</p>
<img alt="" src="/news/PublishingImages/Molly%20in%20Zakopane%20A.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />CHBC Graduate Student, Molly Wagner, Wins International Prize<p>​<span style="background-color:#ffffff;">​</span><span style="background-color:#ffffff;">Graduate student Molly Wagner attended the 2019 Ampere International NMR Summer School in Zakopane, Poland in June.</span><br></p>,-Molly-Wagner,-Wins-International-Prize.aspx
<img alt="" src="/news/college/PublishingImages/STEM_SecondaryEdInitiative-image1.jpg" style="BORDER:px solid;" />STEM educators needed<p>​<span aria-hidden="true"></span>A College of Arts and Sciences initiative aims to address the shortage of secondary-school STEM teachers by encouraging more UD science and math students to consider a career in education.<span aria-hidden="true"></span></p>
<img alt="" src="/news/PublishingImages/Burnabydrawing.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Honoring Burnaby Munson<p>​Honoring Burnaby - A celebration of the life of Dr. Burnaby Munson will be held at a special event at 4 PM on October 4th in Mitchell Hall. Everyone is invited to share in the memories of Dr. Munson.<br></p>
<img alt="" src="/news/PublishingImages/2019_Invitation.png" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Blue Hen Chemists at the ACS Meeting in San Diego<p>​2019 ACS Meeting in San Diego Reception for Alumni & Friends</p><p>Join Us for an Alumni & Friends Reception at the Harbor House, 5 to 7 PM on August 25th, during the ACS Meeting in San Diego.  Reminisce and reconnect with fellow Blue Hen Chemists.<br></p>
<img alt="" src="/news/PublishingImages/CHEM-Silver-Symposium-2019-005.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />46th Annual Silver Symposium Award Winners<p>​<span style="background-color:#ffffff;">The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry hosted the 46th annual Silver Sym</span><span style="background-color:#ffffff;">posium on Tues</span><span style="background-color:#ffffff;">day, May 21, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. in 219 Brown Laboratory. </span><br></p>
<img alt="" src="/news/PublishingImages/DeMeester_Kristen1.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />CHBC Graduate Student Awarded the Theodore Wolf Prize in Physical and Life Sciences<p>​<span aria-hidden="true"></span><span style="background-color:#ffffff;">Kristen DeMeester was awarded the Theodore Wolf Prize in Physical and Life Sciences for her dissertation, Synthesis of Bioorthogonal Muramyl Glycans That Illuminate and Track Bacterial Peptidoglycan.</span><span aria-hidden="true"></span><br></p>
<img alt="" src="/news/college/PublishingImages/plastino-scholars-2019-rollup-image.JPG" style="BORDER:px solid;" />Plastino Scholars<p>​The 2019 Plastino Scholars spoke about their transformational experiences in the enrichment program, and welcomed a new group of scholars, at a celebration with donor David A. Plastino.</p>
<img alt="" src="/news/college/PublishingImages/celebrating-achievement-2019-rollup-image.jpg" style="BORDER:px solid;" />A celebration of success<p>​The College honored five outstanding alumni and recognized the accomplishments of faculty and students at its annual Celebration of Achievement and Success.</p>
<img alt="" src="/news/PublishingImages/Hackley%20Award%202019%20Mahsa%20Konh.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />11th Brennie E. Hackley, Jr. Award for Excellence in Research Presented to CHBC Graduate Student<p>​<span style="background-color:#ffffff;">The winner of the 11th Brennie E. Hackley, Jr. Award for Excellence in Research is Ms. Mahsa Konh.</span><br></p>,-Jr.-Award-for-Excellence-in-Research-Presented-to-CHBC-Graduate-Student.aspx
<img alt="" src="/news/PublishingImages/Skinner%20Award%202019%20Jodi%20Kraus.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Glenn S. Skinner Memorial Award Presented to CHBC Graduate Student<p>​<span style="background-color:#ffffff;">The 53rd annual Glenn S. Skinner Memorial Award was presented to Ms. Jodi Kraus at the Physical Chemistry Colloquium on April 29, 2019.</span><br></p>
<img alt="" src="/news/college/PublishingImages/3-nobel-laureates-rollup-image.jpg" style="BORDER:px solid;" />Nobel laureates visit<p>​Three Nobel laureates are visiting UD in April, delivering separate lectures focused on research and interacting with students, faculty, staff and the community.</p>
<img alt="" src="/news/college/PublishingImages/cancer-light-therapies-rollup-image.jpg" style="BORDER:px solid;" />Attacking breast cancer<p>​<span>Two UD researchers have developed a new approach to attack cancer, using two light-activated treatments that appear to be more effective together than when applied independently.</span></p>
<img alt="" src="/news/college/PublishingImages/polenova-magnetic-resonance-image1.jpg" style="BORDER:px solid;" />Magnetic resonance research<p>​Tatyana Polenova, professor of chemistry and biochemistry, has been named a fellow of the International Society of Magnetic Resonance for her groundbreaking research in structural biology.</p>
<img alt="" src="/news/PublishingImages/Robert%20Woods.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />In Memoriam: Robert H. Wood<p>​<span style="background-color:#ffffff;">Robert H. Wood, professor emeritus of chemistry and biochemistry at the University of Delaware, died Feb. 3, 2019, at Kendal at Longwood, a continuing care community. He was 86.</span><br></p>
<img alt="" src="/news/college/PublishingImages/nobel-symposium-2018-image1.jpg" style="BORDER:px solid;" />Nobel Prizes explained<p>​<span aria-hidden="true"></span>Five University of Delaware faculty members explained the work done by this year's Nobel Prize recipients, describing its significance and impact in such areas as cancer drugs and climate change.<span aria-hidden="true"></span></p>
<img alt="" src="/news/PublishingImages/CHEM-BIOCHEM-Apsokardu_Michael-5664%20(1).jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />CHBC Graduate Student Receives Award at the International Aerosol Conference<p>​<span style="background-color:#ffffff;">This year's 10th International Aerosol Conference (IAC 2018) was held in St. Louis, MO, where chemists, physicists, and engineers</span><br></p>
<img alt="" src="/news/college/PublishingImages/leadership-changes-announced-image1.jpg" style="BORDER:px solid;" />Appointments and transitions<p>​The College of Arts and Sciences has announced numerous leadership changes for the current academic year, including new appointments in the dean's office and new department chairs.</p>
<img alt="" src="/news/PublishingImages/Thabiso.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Chemistry and Biochemistry PhD Student Awarded Conference Grant<p><span style="background-color:#ffffff;"><span style="background-color:#ffffff;">Thabiso Kunene, a graduate student in Prof. Joel Rosenthal’s research lab (</span><a href="" target="_blank" data-saferedirecturl="" style="color:#003976;font-weight:600;background-color:#ffffff;"></a><span style="background-color:#ffffff;">) has been awarded a 2018 Advancing Science Conference Grant </span></span><br></p>,-Thabiso-Kunene,-Awarded-Grant-for-NOBCChE-Conference.aspx
<img alt="" src="/news/PublishingImages/Burnaby.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Burnaby Munson named ACS fellow<p>​</p><span aria-hidden="true">Burnaby Munson, the C. Eugene Bennett Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry, who taught thousands of students over 50 years at the University of Delaware, has been named a fellow of the American Chemical Society (ACS)</span><br>
<img alt="" src="/news/college/PublishingImages/hepatitis-virus-research-image1.jpg" style="BORDER:px solid;" />A view of a virus<p>​Researchers have gained new insights into the virus that causes hepatitis B — a life-threatening and incurable infection that afflicts more than 250 million people worldwide.</p>
<img alt="" src="/news/college/PublishingImages/rosenthal-bismuth-research-image1.jpg" style="BORDER:px solid;" />Putting CO2 to good use<p>​<span aria-hidden="true"></span>Researchers in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry have found that the metal bismuth can be used to convert carbon dioxide, a greenhouse gas, into liquid fuels and industrial chemicals.<span aria-hidden="true"></span></p>
<img alt="" src="/news/college/PublishingImages/celebrating-achievement-2018-image4.jpg" style="BORDER:px solid;" />Celebrating achievement<p>​<span aria-hidden="true"></span>The College of Arts and Sciences honored the accomplishments of alumni, faculty and students this academic year at its annual spring Celebrating Achievement and Success event<span aria-hidden="true">.</span></p>
<img alt="" src="/news/PublishingImages/110200_web.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Perilla Research Team Receives Great Lakes Consortium Allocations on Blue Waters<p>​<span aria-hidden="true"></span><span style="background-color:#ffffff;">The </span><a href="" target="_blank" data-saferedirecturl="" style="color:#003976;font-weight:600;background-color:#ffffff;">Great Lakes Consortium for Petascale Computation</a><span style="background-color:#ffffff;">(GLCPC) allocates a portion of the </span><a href="" target="_blank" data-saferedirecturl="" style="color:#003976;font-weight:600;background-color:#ffffff;">Blue Waters supercomputer</a><span style="background-color:#ffffff;"> located at the </span><a href="" target="_blank" data-saferedirecturl="" style="color:#003976;font-weight:600;background-color:#ffffff;">National Center for Supercomputing Applications</a><span style="background-color:#ffffff;"> (NCSA) at the </span><a href="" target="_blank" data-saferedirecturl="" style="color:#003976;text-decoration-line:underline;cursor:pointer;font-weight:600;background-color:#ffffff;">University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign</a><span style="background-color:#ffffff;">.</span><span aria-hidden="true"></span><br></p>
<img alt="" src="/news/PublishingImages/1503673750296.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Chemistry journal recognizes work of two UD researchers<p>​<span style="background-color:#ffffff;">Research groups led by Joel Rosenthal and Mary P. Watson, both associate professors in the </span><a href="/" style="color:#003976;font-weight:600;background-color:#ffffff;">Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry</a><span style="background-color:#ffffff;">, were included in </span><em style="background-color:#ffffff;">ACS Select, </em><span style="background-color:#ffffff;">which identified outstanding work of young investigators. </span><br></p>
<img alt="" src="/news/PublishingImages/1492690212437.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Prof. Kathryn Scantlebury Receives NSTA Fellow Award<p>​<span style="background-color:#ffffff;">This award recognizes extr</span><span style="background-color:#ffffff;">aordinary contributions to science education through personal commitment to education, specifically science teaching or science; educational endeavors and </span><span style="background-color:#ffffff;">original work that position recipients as exemplary leaders in their field; significant contributions to the profession that reflect dedication to NSTA as well the entire educational community. </span><br></p>
<img alt="" src="/news/college/PublishingImages/HIV-brake-virus-shell.jpeg" style="BORDER:px solid;" />HIV 'brake' discovered<p>​Researchers have discovered a "brake" that interferes with HIV's development into an infectious agent.<br></p>
<img alt="" src="/news/PublishingImages/CHEM-Dyer_Teaching_Award_Group-111317-002.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />UD Chemistry and Biochemistry Graduate Students Receive the Prestigious Elizabeth Dyer Excellence in Teaching Award<p>​<span aria-hidden="true"></span><span style="background-color:#ffffff;">Dr. Brian Bahnson presented the 36th annual Elizabeth Dyer Excellence in Teaching Awards to four outstanding Chemistry and Biochemistry graduate student teaching assistants at the John C. Wriston Memorial Lecturership on November 13, 2017. </span><span aria-hidden="true"></span><br></p>
<img alt="" src="/news/PublishingImages/1510688686362.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />IN MEMORIAM: MAHENDRA K. JAIN<p>​<span aria-hidden="true"></span><span style="background-color:#ffffff;">Mahendra Kumar Jain, professor emeritus of chemistry and biochemistry at the University of Delaware, died Sept. 22. He was 78.</span><span aria-hidden="true"></span><br></p>
<img alt="" src="/news/PublishingImages/L2.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Prof. Lars Gundlach Receives Alexander von Humboldt Research Fellowship <p>​Prof. Gundlach will use this fellowship to perform research on ultrafast microscopy of nanostructures at the Fritz Haber Institute of the Max Planck Society in Berlin, Germany.  <br></p>
<img alt="" src="/news/PublishingImages/Mackenzie.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />University of Delaware Chemistry and Biochemistry Graduate Student Receives Prestigious Scholarship<p>​<span style="background-color:#ffffff;"><span style="background-color:#ffffff;">Mackenzie Williams has received the Prestigious Dorothy M. And Earl S. Hoffman Scholarship from the American Vacuum Society at the AVS 64th International Symposium & Exhibition (October 31-November 2, 2017, Tampa, FL). </span></span><br></p>
<img alt="" src="/news/PublishingImages/IMG_0427.jpeg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />University of Delaware Students Named DENIN Environmental Scholars<p>​<span aria-hidden="true"></span><span style="background-color:#ffffff;">These DENIN Scholarships will provide Phoebe Hertler (BS Che</span><span style="background-color:#ffffff;">mistry)</span><span style="background-color:#ffffff;"> and</span><span style="background-color:#ffffff;"> Eric Harris ( BS Chemical Engineering) with research stipends to support </span><br></p>
<img alt="" src="/news/PublishingImages/clip_image002%20(1).gif" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Prof. Andrew Teplyakov and Dr. Fei Gao highlighted on Elsevier Physics Twitter Page<p>​Challenges & Opportunities in #ChemicalFunctionalization of #Semiconductor Surfaces<br></p>
<img alt="" src="/news/college/PublishingImages/nobel-symposium-2017-speakers.jpeg" style="BORDER:px solid;" />Explaining the Nobels<p>​UD faculty experts spoke at the 2017 Nobel Symposium, explaining the significance of the work done by this year's prize winners.<br></p>
<img alt="" src="/news/college/PublishingImages/grimes-mangone-scholar2017.jpeg" style="BORDER:px solid;" />Mangone Young Scholar<p>​Catherine Leimkuhler Grimes, assistant professor of chemistry and biochemistry, will receive UD's 2017 Mangone Young Scholars Award.<br></p>

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