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June 6, 2022
Between 5-8% of the human genome consists of sequences with viral origin, namely endogenous retroviruses. These are old pieces of viral genomes that once, millions of years...
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May 26, 2022
An overwhelming sense of gratitude is the common thread woven through each story of the six Yale Chemistry 2022 National Science Foundation (NSF) Fellows. As one of the...
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May 25, 2022
Recent graduate Jacob Spies ’22 Ph.D. has been awarded the prestigious and highly competitive Arnold O. Beckman Postdoctoral Fellowship for research he will be carrying out...
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May 25, 2022
Originating in 2018, Merck KGaA’s Compound Challenge is an international competition to identify the best submitted synthetic route for a given small molecule based on 1)...
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May 25, 2022
In honor of his contributions to organic chemistry, Scott J. Miller was inducted to the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) in May following his election in 2020. Miller...
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May 24, 2022
Amymarie Bartholomew, whose research focuses on using inorganic synthesis to control the properties of new stimuli-responsive materials, has been appointed assistant...
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May 24, 2022
On April 29, members of the Department of Chemistry gathered in the iconic Sterling Chemistry Laboratory lecture hall 110 to celebrate each other’s accomplishments in...