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IU researchers help add greater precision to fight against antibiotic-resistant bacteria
A study by Professor Mike VanNieuwenhze and researchers at Indiana University and Harvard University is the first to reveal in extreme detail the operation of the biochemical clockwork that drives cellular division in bacteria.
(Posted 3/9/2017)
IU Graduate Student is an NSF GRFP Honorable Mention
Erin Hancock, in the Brown Lab, was an NSF GRFP Honorable Mention.
(Posted 3/21/2017)
IU Graduate Student Wins Prestigious NSF Fellowship
Sandra Atehortua, in the Skrabalak Lab, has been selected to receive one of this year's NSF Graduate Research Student Fellowships (GRFP). This award recognizes excellent students at an early stage of their career on a path to leadership in the chemical sciences.
(Posted 3/20/2017)
IU chemists create molecular 'leaf' that collects and stores solar power without solar panels

An international team of scientists led by Liang-shi Li has achieved a new milestone in the quest to recycle carbon dioxide in the Earth's atmosphere into carbon-neutral fuels and others materials.

The chemists have engineered a molecule that uses light or electricity to convert the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide into carbon monoxide -- a carbon-neutral fuel source -- more efficiently than any other method of "carbon reduction." Read More


(Posted 3/9/2017)
Prof. Sara Skrabalak
has been selected to receive a Fulbright Award to Spain in 2018. The Fulbright Program, which aims to increase mutual understanding between the people of the United States and the people of other countries, is the flagship international education exchange program sponsored by the U.S. government.
(Posted 2/21/2017)
Prof. Yan Yu
has been selected to receive a 2017 Sloan Research Fellowship in Chemistry. Sloan Fellows are early-career scholars who represent the most promising scientific researchers working today. Their achievements and potential place them among the next generation of scientific leaders in the U.S. and Canada.
(Posted 2/21/2017)
At the 231st meeting of the Electrochemical Society
in New Orleans LA http://www.electrochem.org/231, the 80th Birthday Trifecta in Organic Electrochemistry will honor three icons of Organic Electrochemistry: Dr. Jean Lessard, Dr. Albert Fry, and Dr. Dennis Peters. Drs. Lessard, Fry, and Peters have contributed immensely to the area of Organic Electrochemistry and covered aspects from mechanistic and kinetic aspects to electrocatalysis and electrosynthesis.
(Posted 1/5/2017)
Lucy Sanchez (Yu laboratory) and Britta Rued (Winkler and Giedroc laboratories)
have agreed to serve as our inaugural QCB ambassadors and will generally function as advocates for the program among their fellow students in Chemistry and Microbiology groups.
(Posted 12/1/2016)


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