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Gábor Czakó receives Momentum research grant

Congratulations to Dr. Gábor Czakó, who recently received the Momentum Grant of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences. Dr. Czakó was a postdoctoral fellow in the Bowman group and is currently an Associate Professor and the head of the Computational Reaction Dynamics Research Group at the University of Szeged (Szeged, Hungary). The Momentum Program of the…Continue readingGábor Czakó receives Momentum research grant

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Nick Stair receives MoISSI Seed software fellowship

Graduate scholar Nick Stair has received a Molecular Sciences Software Institute (MolSSI) Seed Software Fellowship. Continue readingNick Stair receives MoISSI Seed software fellowship

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Congratulations, 2018-2019 Graduates!

On Monday, May 13th, the Department of Chemistry celebrated the graduation of 104 undergraduate chemistry majors and 21 new PhDs. Congratulations to all of our graduates! Afoma Deborah Afobunor Feven Tadessa Alemu Otgonjargal Altangerel Fabliha A. Anam Netra Anand   Up Next: Graduate School, Public Health Nicholas W. Arehart   Up Next: Marketing Operations Analyst,…Continue readingCongratulations, 2018-2019 Graduates!

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New Emory initiatives drive innovation in the basic sciences

The “Biological Discovery through Chemical Innovation” initiative is led by professors Haian Fu and Huw Davies.Continue readingNew Emory initiatives drive innovation in the basic sciences

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Consulting club gives students rapid intro to biotech business

A new club developed in chemistry and supported by the Laney Graduate School offers unique opportunities for graduate scholars and postdoc interested in biotech consulting careers.Continue readingConsulting club gives students rapid intro to biotech business

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Chemistry celebrates four NSF GRFP awards and four honorable mentions

The Department of Chemistry is celebrating four NSF Graduate Research Fellowship awards and four honorable mentions in the 2019 competition.Continue readingChemistry celebrates four NSF GRFP awards and four honorable mentions

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Atlanta Science Festival: 2019 recap

Each year, the Emory University Department of Chemistry participates in the Atlanta Science Festival. This year, we hosted the Chemistry Carnival, an event to share about some of the amazing research taking place in our department through carnival games and fun activities. Children enjoyed playing games like Peptide Jenga and Bacterial Telepathy, while also learning…Continue readingAtlanta Science Festival: 2019 recap

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Rachel Kozlowski (Dyer Group) awarded Dean’s Teaching Fellowship

Rachel Kozlowski (Dyer Group) has been awarded the Dean’s Teaching Fellowship for the 2019-2020 academic year. Dean’s Teaching Fellowships are selected based on progress towards completing the Ph.D. degree as well as a strong commitment to teaching. This year, 12 students were awarded the fellowship, which provides financial support through a $19,000 stipend. As a…Continue readingRachel Kozlowski (Dyer Group) awarded Dean’s Teaching Fellowship

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Chemistry students host second annual ComSciCon conference

Earlier this month, Emory University hosted the second annual ComSciCon ATL. ComSciCon is an organization that provides workshops hosted by and for graduate students with a focus on science communication. The ComSciCon ATL event was a collaborative efforts between organizers from UGA, Georgia Tech, and Emory. Dyer Group graduate students Helen Siaw and Brooke Andrews, both…Continue readingChemistry students host second annual ComSciCon conference

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Emory University receives AAU Grant for undergraduate STEM education

Emory University was recently named as a recipient of a grant from The Association of American Universities for the improvement of undergraduate education in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) disciplines. The grant is part of the AAU Undergraduate STEM Education Initiative, a project launched in 2011 to encourage STEM departments to maximize student engagement through effective teaching…Continue readingEmory University receives AAU Grant for undergraduate STEM education

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Looking back on 2018

Happy New Year! As we enter 2019, a new year of innovation and achievement, let’s take some time to appreciate some of the wonderful things that took place in the Department of Chemistry during 2018. Chemistry Unbound was highlighted in an Emory Magazine feature on innovative education The CCHF hosted a symposium on Chemistry in…Continue readingLooking back on 2018

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Looking back on 2017

Happy New Year! As we welcome 2018, let’s reflect on some of the great things that happened during 2017. Francesco Evangelista was awarded the 2017 Dirac Medal, one of the world’s most prestigious awards for theoretical and computational chemists under 40 The Department launched “The Chemmys” seminar series with Dr. W. Carl Lineberger giving the…Continue readingLooking back on 2017