Virgil Percec's research on dendrimersomes is featured in the latest issue of Penn Arts & Sciences Magazine. Read the full article on page seven in the link below.


Engineering structures on the smallest possible scales -- using molecules and individual atoms as building blocks -- is both physically and conceptually challenging. An interdisciplinary team of researchers at the University of Pennsylvania has now developed a method of computationally selecting the best of these blocks, drawing inspiration from the similar behavior of proteins in making biological structures.


So-Jung Park, Assistant Professor of Chemistry, was recently named as a recipient of the Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award.


James Peterson's research on customized amino acids is featured in the most recent SAS Frontiers magazine. Click the link for the full article.


Join us at the Penn Chemistry Distinguished Alumni Award Symposium in honor of Stanley Prusiner, University of California, San Francisco

Program (Rainey Auditorium, University Museum):


Date: Friday, March 18, 2011
Coffee: 8:00 AM
Symposium: 8:30 AM


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


The new High Throughput Experimentation laboratory, a University of Pennsylvania and Merck and Co., Inc. collaboration, is featured in a Penn publication. Follow the link to learn about this exciting new facility.

Department of Chemistry

231 S. 34 Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104-6323

215.898.8317 voice | 215.573.2112 fax |