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Emory Chemistry alum Rochelle Lofstrand named Decatur High School Principal

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Jen Heemstra gives keynote at Women in STEM symposium

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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 scientists – a broad field including of biomolecular simulation, quantum chemistry, and materials science. Nick’s MolSSI Software Mentor is Jonathan Moussa…Continue readingNick Stair named MolSSI Software Investment Fellow

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NOBCChE, AWIS, and Spectrum Celebrate Black History Month

The Emory Chapters of AWIS and NOBCChE are celebrating Black History Month with a social media campaign. The campaign, #EmChemBlackHistory2020, encourages research labs in chemistry to learn about an assigned historical Black STEM figure from throughout history. Information on these figures is also displayed throughout the chemistry building in laboratory offices and on information cards…Continue readingNOBCChE, AWIS, and Spectrum Celebrate Black History Month

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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, four Emory chemistry majors were among the honorees. Claire Dakhila Ashley Diaz Liz Enyenihi Karease Quashie…Continue readingFour chemistry majors recognized among 100 Senior Honorary

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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 Bioanalytical Chemistry. Prior to working in academia, Dr. Richardson worked at a government laboratory for the EPA. I…Continue readingGrad Alum Dr. Susan Richardson discusses career path

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Bill Wuest receives David W. Robertson Award

Bill Wuest has been recognized with the 2020 David W. Robertson Award from the American Chemical Society. The David W. Robertson Award for Excellence in Medicinal Chemistry, supported by Pfizer, Inc., is in memory of David W. Robertson, a widely respected, highly successful and creative medicinal chemist. The award, given in even-numbered years, is intended…Continue readingBill Wuest receives David W. Robertson Award

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‘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 cellular environment.” Read the entire article at Phys.OrgContinue reading‘Bilingual’ molecule connects two basic codes for life

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NeuroTrauma Sciences Enters Into Worldwide License Agreement with Emory University for Molecules to Treat Stroke and Traumatic Brain Injury

“Achieving efficient delivery of a neuroprotectant into the brain is crucial for acute intervention in neural injury,” said Dennis Liotta, Director, Emory Institute for Drug Development and Samuel Candler Dobbs Professor, Department of Chemistry. “These novel compounds may penetrate the blood brain barrier and, with further testing, could become attractive candidates used to treat stroke and TBI patients.” Read…Continue readingNeuroTrauma Sciences Enters Into Worldwide License Agreement with Emory University for Molecules to Treat Stroke and Traumatic Brain Injury

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Antonio Brathwaite elected to ACS division

Senior Lecturer Dr. Antonio Brathwaite has been elected as a member-at-large of the Executive Committee of the Physical Chemistry Division of the American Chemical Society. The division supports chemists who work in the areas of astrochemistry, biophysical chemistry, energy, theory, and experimental physical chemistry. He will represent his fellow chemists to the division. Congratulations, Antonio!Continue readingAntonio Brathwaite elected to ACS division

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Tim Stephens honored with Award of Distinction

Electronics Shop Manager Timothy Glenn Stephens has been awarded Emory’s most prestigious honor for staff.Continue readingTim Stephens honored with Award of Distinction

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Emory researchers to use $15 million NIAID contract to fight influenza

“This contract underscores our abilities to discover and develop drugs for urgent public health needs. Our goal is to help make the world healthier and less dangerous,” says Dennis Liotta, PhD, executive director of EIDD. Read the full article in the Emory News CenterContinue readingEmory researchers to use $15 million NIAID contract to fight influenza