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Nick Stair named MolSSI Software Investment Fellow

Nick Stair (Evangelista Group) has been named a 2020 MoISSI Software Investment Fellow. The Molecular Sciences Software Institute serves as a nexus for science, education, and cooperation serving the worldwide community of computational molecular...

Four chemistry majors recognized among 100 Senior Honorary

Every year, the Emory Alumni Board and the Student Alumni Board strive to recognize the success of outstanding students and identify emerging alumni leaders from the current senior class. These students are named the 100 Senior Honorary. This year...

Grad Alum Dr. Susan Richardson discusses career path

PhD alum Dr. Susan D. Richardson discusses her unconventional path to a tenured position in academia in a recent piece for the series “ABCs of Education and Professional Development in Analytical Science” in the journal Analytical and...

‘Bilingual’ molecule connects two basic codes for life

“Much like a translator enables communication between two people from different regions of the world, we envision that our bilingual molecule will enable us to mediate new forms of communications between nucleic acids and proteins in the...

Jen Heemstra on the importance of relationships in science

I’m standing alone in an empty lab. No reaction mixtures stirring in the hoods. No pipettors lined up on the benches. No glassware on the drying racks. The movers have just finished packing up the last of our things as we complete the final stage of...

When is it time to leave a PhD program?

In her C&EN column, "Office Hours", Emory Department of Chemistry professor Jen Heemstra argues that getting a master’s degree is a decision, not a downgrade.

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