Britton Chance passes away

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 Honored

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.

Penn Researchers at the ACS Meeting in Boston

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

Join us in Boston for the ACS Meeting!

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

Virgil Percec Research Featured...

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 honored by POCC

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

New Chemistry Faculty

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

James Petersson named a Searle Scholar

James Petersson, Assistant Professor of Chemistry, has been named a 2010 Searle Scholar. Just fifteen Scholars are named annually to support the independent research of outstanding young scientists who have recently joined the tenure-track faculty. Congratulations to James for this prestigious honor.

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