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Khalid Salaita appointed to distinguished professorship

Khalid Salaita has been named Samuel Candler Dobbs Professor of Chemistry, one of the highest honors that Emory bestows upon a member of its faculty.Continue readingKhalid Salaita appointed to distinguished professorship

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Kate Davis receives prestigious Beckman Young Investigator Award

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Kate Davis named 2021 Beckman Young Investigator

Katherine M. Davis has been named a 2021 Beckman Young Investigator for her research using X-rays to shine light on the synergy between metalloenzyme structure and electronics.Continue readingKate Davis named 2021 Beckman Young Investigator

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Taylor Dover receives Elizabeth Long Atwood Undergraduate Research Award

Chemistry major Taylor Dover has been selected to receive an Elizabeth Long Atwood Undergraduate Research Award. The award is in recognition of his published paper completed in CHEM 332: Physical Chemistry with Dr. Antonio Brathwaite. The paper, “Fluorinated alcohols: powerful promoters for ring-opening reactions of epoxides with carbon nucleophiles” was published in ARKIVOC, an open…Continue readingTaylor Dover receives Elizabeth Long Atwood Undergraduate Research Award

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Alisina Bazrafshan wins mentoring award

Alisinia Bazrafshan is the recipient of the 2021 Eleanor Main Student Mentor Award.Continue readingAlisina Bazrafshan wins mentoring award

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BDCI Awards 2021 Accelerator Grants

Biological Discoveries through Chemical Innovation (BDCI) has awarded six 2021 Accelerator grants to 12 Emory scientists, including Emory chemistry faculty Simon Blakey, Nate Jui, and Monika Raj. The BDCI is a collaborative initiative between the Department of Pharmacology and Chemical Biology in the Emory University School of Medicine and the Department of Chemistry in the…Continue readingBDCI Awards 2021 Accelerator Grants

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Savannah Post selected as Dean’s Teaching Fellow

Fourth year graduate scholar Savannah Post has been awarded the prestigious Dean’s Teaching Fellowship. The award allows students to teach their own undergraduate course as instructor of record while completing their dissertation.  Savannah’s research in the Wuest Group focuses on the total synthesis and biological investigation of antibacterials. Her work has previously been supported by…Continue readingSavannah Post selected as Dean’s Teaching Fellow

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Andrew Mahoney receives ACS Medicinal Chemistry Predoctoral Fellowship

Graduate Scholar Andrew Mahoney has been awarded a 2021-2022 ACS Medicinal Chemistry Predoctoral Fellowship, an achievement he describes in quirky fashion in his brief autobiography.Continue readingAndrew Mahoney receives ACS Medicinal Chemistry Predoctoral Fellowship

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Francesco Evangelista awarded 2020 medal by the International Academy of Quantum Molecular Sciences

Francesco Evangelista, associate professor of chemistry, has been chosen as the 2020 recipient of the International Academy of Quantum Molecular Sciences medal. The IAQMS is the leading international organization for the development and application of quantum theory for chemistry and chemical physics. This prestigious medal is given annually “to a young member of the scientific community who…Continue readingFrancesco Evangelista awarded 2020 medal by the International Academy of Quantum Molecular Sciences

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Chemistry plans online celebrations of student awards

Chemistry awards over $30,000 to students annually to celebrate outstanding academic in coursework pedagogy, research, and outreach. Normally, awards are conferred during an in-person ceremony in the Science Commons. This year, due to campus closures, awards celebrations are going online. Undergraduate Virtual Awards Ceremony Friday, May 8th, 20209am-9pm@EmoryChem Twitter and Instagram Awardees will be celebrated…Continue readingChemistry plans online celebrations of student awards

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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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Aaron Bosse wins ARCS Award

Graduate scholar Aaron Bosse has received the 2019 ARCS Award in recognition of his research accomlishments.Continue readingAaron Bosse wins ARCS Award