Graduate Student Minh Nguyen honored

Minh Nguyen, a graduate student in Amos Smith's laboratory, was recently awarded the Graduate Student Award of the International Precious Metals Institute (IPMI). The annual award, sponsored by Sabin Metal Corporation, was established to recognize and encourage outstanding work by a graduate student in precious metals research. Minh will recieve a cash award and an opportunity to travel to the IPMI annual conference to present his research.

Novartis Lecture (Daniel Kahne, Harvard)

Mon, 2015-05-04 15:00 - 17:00

Sejal Patel

Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research

Molecular Problem Solving: There’s More to Medicinal Chemistry than Affinity


Daniel Kahne

Harvard University

Development of New Strategies to Treat Antibiotic-resistant Infections


Lynch Lecture Hall
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Trustees Council for Penn Women Lecture (Mary Boyce, Columbia)

Tue, 2015-03-10 16:00 - 17:30

Prof. Mary Boyce

Columbia University


Mechanics of Soft Composites: The Interplay between Geometrical Structuring and Large Deformation to Achieve Novel Behavior

Lynch Lecture Hall
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MacDiarmid Medal (Fraser Stoddart, Northwestern)

Thu, 2014-11-20 16:00 - 17:30

Prof. Sir Fraser Stoddart

Northwestern University


The Nature of the Mechanical Bond

Carolyn Hoff Lynch Lecture Hall
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Jason Chruma, Sichuan U., Special Organic Seminar

Fri, 2014-07-25 08:00 - 17:30

Lynch Room

Chemistry Students Honored

A number of exceptional Chemistry graduate and undergraduate students were honored at the Department's annual awards ceremony on April 30. The highest honor that the Chemistry Department bestows on a graduating PhD student is the John G. Miller Award. This year's award went to Jacob Goldberg of the Petersson group. 


2014 Miller


(left to right; Gregg Miller, Jacob Goldberg, James Petersson)

Madeleine Joullié to Receive Honorary Degree

Professor Madeleine Joullié will be receiving an honorary degree by Simmons College's 109th Commencement on Friday, May 9 in Boston for her remarkable career as an internationally recognized scholar and a champion of women in the field of chemistry. Madeleine received her BA degree in chemistry from Simmons. More information on the ceremony can be found here.

Chemistry Faculty Elected to Royal Society of Chemistry

Professors David W. Christianson and Daniel J. Mindiola were elected Fellows of the Royal Society of Chemistry. The Royal Society of Chemistry is the largest organization in Europe for advancing the chemical sciences and traces its roots to the Chemical Society of London, established in 1841. Each year, the designation FRSC is given to a group of elected Fellows who have made major contributions to the chemical sciences.

Chemistry Students Receive NSF Fellowships

Four Chemistry Department students have been awarded fellowships in the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP). John Ferrie (Petersson group); Roy Malamakal (Chenoweth group), and Rachel Roesch & 

Christopher Walsh Symposium

Thu, 2014-04-24 08:00 - 12:00

“Catalysis at the Intersection of Biology, Chemistry and Medicine”


Research Symposium Honoring 2014 Franklin Medal Laureate Christopher T. Walsh (Harvard University)


Lynch Lecture Hall



Development of New Strategies to Treat Antibiotic-Resistant Gram-Negative Infections

Professor Daniel Kahne, Harvard University


The Split Personality of Human O-GlcNAc Transferase

Professor Suzanne Walker, Harvard University


Lex Marks the Spot: Combating Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria by Targeting the SOS Pathway

Professor Rahul Kohli, University of Pennsylvania

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