Jun 29, 2021
Marie Shimogawa, a rising third-year graduate student in James Petersson's research group, has been recognized with a scholarship from the Nakajima Foundation in her home country of Japan. The scholarship recognizes Marie's work on posttranslational modifications in alpha-synuclein.Read More
Jun 11, 2021
The Department of Chemistry at Penn mourns the passing of Ei-ichi Negishi (GR'62, HON'11). Prof. Negishi graduated from the University of Tokyo in 1958 before coming to America as a Fulbright Scholar and earning a Ph.D. at Penn under Prof. Allan R. Day. Following a postdoctoral stint at Purdue he joined Syracuse University as an assistant and then associate professor.Read More
Apr 12, 2021
Several Chemistry Department members of have been recognized by the University of Pennsylvania and the School of Arts and Sciences for their efforts this year.
Prof. Marisa Kozlowski will receive the Dennis M. Deturck Award for Innovation in Teaching.Read More
Apr 5, 2021
Assistant Professor Jessica Anna has been selected to receive a National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER) Award. The project, titled Elucidating the Interplay Between Exciton Dynamics and Symmetry-Breaking Charge Transfer Through Multidimensional Visible and Mid-Infrared Spectroscopies, will be receive five years of funding from the NSF.Read More
Mar 29, 2021
Jennifer DeRosa from the Subotnik group and Gianni Manginelli from the Winkler group were both offered National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships as part of the annual program recognizing outstanding graduate students in NSF-supported STEM disciplines. Jonathan Nadraws of the Smith group received an honorable mention.Read More
Jan 27, 2021
Professor Marisa Kozlowski has been named the new Editor-in-Chief of Organic Letters, a journal published by the American Chemical Society. The journal began publication at Penn over 20 years ago under founding Editor Professor Amos B. Smith III.Read More
Jan 14, 2021
Virgil Percec, the P. Roy Vagelos Professor of Chemistry, has been elected to the Academia Europaea.
The Academia Europaea was established in 1988 and is the Pan-European Academy of Sciences Humanities and Letters.
More information on the Academia and this year's inductees, click here.Read More