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Penn Chemistry alum and world-renowned biochemist Britton Chance (C'35, GR'40) passed away on Nov. 16. A memorial service will be held Friday, December 10 at 11:00 AM in the Hall of Flags of Houston Hall.


Virgil Percec was selected as one of inaugural speakers in the Kavli Foundation Innovations in Chemistry Lecture program. Prof. Percec will speak on March 27, 2011 at the spring ACS national meeting in Anaheim, California. His topic will be the bioinspired synthesis of complex molecular systems. Susan Solomon (NOAA) will be the second Kavli Lecturer at the fall ACS national meeting in Denver.


Please see this list of talks and posters that will be given by Penn Chemistry researchers at the ACS National Meeting in Boston.


Penn Chemistry will be in Boston for the ACS Fall National Meeting.


A research study of dendrimersomes by a multi-disciplinary team featuring P. Roy Vagelos Professor of Chemistry Virgil Percec appears in the current issue of Science and is featured as the News of the Week in Chemical and Engineering News.


Marisa Kozlowski will be the recipient of the 2010 Philadelphia Organic Chemists Club Award for her many contributions to the organic chemistry community. 


The Department of Chemistry is pleased to welcome to new Assistant Professors to the faculty.

Zahra Fakhraai, an experimental physical chemist, comes to Penn from a NSERC Postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Wis

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