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10.18.2012

Assistant Professor Joe Subotnik is one of just 16 recipients of a 2012 Packard Fellowship.

10.18.2012

Assistant Professor James Petersson has been awarded the NSF CAREER Award.

10.02.2012

Chemistry is all about the details. While lab work might revolve around scientific discovery, practicalities like time and money are inevitable byproducts. Gretchen Stanton, a chemistry doctoral candidate, is working to combat low efficiency reactions by researching easier ways to build molecular complexity. The major technique she employs is called the one-pot reaction, which speeds the product isolation and purification stages using multiple reactions sequentially. This works to eliminate waste and alleviate costs.

08.03.2012

Join us at the Philadelphia ACS meeting for an alumni reception!

07.23.2012

Ivan Dmochowski has been named a recipient of a 2012 McKnight Technological Innovations in Neuroscience Award along with his colleague James Eberwine (Perelman School of Medicine). The McKnight Endowment Fund for Neuroscience supports research projects that develop and apply innovative technologies for studying the brain and its diseases.

James Eberwine, PhD, Professor of Pharmacology, and Ivan J. Dmochowski, Associate Professor of Chemistry, University of Pennsylvania, "TIVA-tag Enables True Neuronal Systems Genomics"

07.22.2012

The Chemical Heritage Foundation, located in Philadelphia, has hosted more than 400 oral histories from the biggest names in the field of chemistry. Madeleine Joullié's oral history is highlighted in the July issue of First Person. Click the link to read it.

05.15.2012

Prof. Jeffrey Winkler's collaborative research effort with Prof. Ravi K. Amaravadi and colleagues in the Perelman School of Medicine and the Abramson Cancer Center is featured in an early edition of PNAS. The research focuses on development of a potent new drug that clogs up the recycling machinery of tumor cells.

 

05.03.2012

Yitao Zhang of the Chenoweth group has received a 2012 Penn Prize for Excellence in Teaching by Graduate Students.

This award recognizes the profound impact of graduate students on undergraduate education at Penn.

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