Jing Yang Honored by Molecular Sciences Software Institute

Graduate student Jing Yang of the Rappe group has been selected as one of just 11 recipients of this year's Phase-I MolSSI Software Fellowship. Recipients of this fellowship receive six months of support and are eligible for the Phase-II competition later this year. For more information on the program, please click here.

Physical Chemistry Seminar: Dr. Herr vander Zant, (TUDelft)

Mon, 2018-04-23 15:00 - 16:00
Carol Lynch Lecture Hall Chemistry Complex

Single-molecule quantum transport for electronic component s


Physical Chemistry Seminar: Dr. Alexander Sodt (NIH/ NICHD)

Thu, 2018-03-01 13:00 - 14:00
Host: Baumgart
Carol Lynch Lecture Hall Chemistry Complex

Title: Simulating and modeling the molecular mechanisms of biological lipid membrane reshaping


Biological Chemistry seminar: Eriks Rozners

Thu, 2018-02-08 15:00
Carolyn Hoff Lynch Room
CANCELED---"Amide-modified RNA: Synthesis, structure and RNA interference activity"

CANCELED: Biological Chemistry seminar: Thomas Pologruto, Kepos Capital

Thu, 2018-02-22 15:00 - 16:00
Carolyn Hoff Lynch Room
Topic: Biophysics and finance

Ben Garcia joins Chemistry as Secondary Appointment

Professor Benjamin Garcia, Presidential Professor in the Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics in Perelman School of Medicine, received a secondary appointment in Chemistry. Ben received his B.S. in Chemistry from UC Davis, where he was an undergraduate researcher with Prof. Carlito Lebrilla and was first introduced to the field of mass spectrometry. He received his PhD in Chemistry from the University of Virginia under the supervision of Prof. Donald Hunt , and then was an NIH NRSA Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Illinois with Prof. Neil Kelleher.

Special Biological Chemistry seminar: Adrian Ferre-D'Amare, NIH

Thu, 2018-03-08 15:00 - 16:00
Host Rhoades
Carolyn Hoff Lynch Room

RNA mimics of fluorescent proteins: new tools for the in vivo study of noncoding RNAs


Adrian R. Ferré-D'Amaré Laboratory of RNA Biophysics and Cellular Physiology National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute Bethesda, MD 20892-8012


Biological Chemistry seminar: Melike Lakadamyali, University of Pennsylvania

Thu, 2018-02-15 15:00 - 16:00
Carolyn Hoff Lynch Room
"Visualizing biology at the nanoscale"

Biological Chemistry Seminar: Seth Zost, University of Pennsylvania, John C. Makris Memorial Lecture

Thu, 2018-01-18 15:00 - 16:00
"Trying to hit a moving target: dissecting human antibody responses against influenza A viruses"

George T. Furst (1946-2018)

The Department of Chemistry is deeply saddened to share the passing of our longtime NMR Director, Dr. George Furst.


His Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:30am Saturday, January 13, at St. Ignatius Church, 999 Reading Avenue, Yardley, PA. Entombment will follow in the parish cemetery. Friends may call from 8:30am to 10am Saturday at the FitzGerald-Sommer Funeral Home, 17 S. Delaware Avenue (River Road), Yardley.


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