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Molnupiravir and Drug Development at Emory

Molnupiravir is currently being developed by Merck & Co. Inc. in collaboration with Ridgeback Biotherapeutics, which licensed the drug from DRIVE (founded by Emory chemist Dennis Liotta) in 2020. It could be the first oral antiviral medicine to treat COVID-19. Continue readingMolnupiravir and Drug Development at Emory

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Kate Davis receives prestigious Beckman Young Investigator Award

Continue readingKate Davis receives prestigious Beckman Young Investigator Award

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From Soapberries to RE-SELEX

A career in medicine seemed like the obvious choice for Aimee Sanford. Her dream was to be a part of influencing and safeguarding public health. Then, the diagnoses came. First, she and her brother were both diagnosed with autoimmune diseases in the same year. Then, her mother and father were both diagnosed with cancer within…Continue readingFrom Soapberries to RE-SELEX

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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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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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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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Raj Group chemists develop tools that may help improve cancer diagnostics, therapeutics

Continue readingRaj Group chemists develop tools that may help improve cancer diagnostics, therapeutics

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Chemistry celebrates six NSF GRFP awards and four honorable mentions

The Department of Chemistry is celebrating five NSF Graduate Research Fellowship awards and four honorable mentions in the 2021 competition.Continue readingChemistry celebrates six NSF GRFP awards and four honorable mentions

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Ha An Nguyen receives 2021 SER-CAT Young Investigator Award

Graduate scholar Ha An Nguyen (Dunham Group) has been selected as the recipient of the 2021 SER-CAT Young Investigator Award. The SouthEast Regional Collaborative Access Team is an organization consisting of 20 Member and 4 Associate User institutions that provides third generation x-ray capabilities to macromolecular crystallographers and structural biologists located in the southeastern region of…Continue readingHa An Nguyen receives 2021 SER-CAT Young Investigator Award

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Emory Wheel covers Salaita Group research

Continue readingEmory Wheel covers Salaita Group research

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Monika Raj selected as 2021 Thieme Chemistry Journal Awardee

Monika Raj has been selected by the editorial boards of Synlett, Synthesis, and Synfacts  as a 2021 Thieme Chemistry Journal Awardee. This annual award recognizes promising professors at the beginning of their independent academic career. Awardees receive free print and electronic subscriptions of all three journals as a gesture of encouragement. Monika joined the Emory faculty in August…Continue readingMonika Raj selected as 2021 Thieme Chemistry Journal Awardee

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Luminescent DNA tool makes cell forces visible

Continue readingLuminescent DNA tool makes cell forces visible