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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 26, 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...
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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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April 22, 2022
“Think about the last time you got a paper cut,” Yale graduate student Olivia Justynski told her audience during a Loria Hall presentation that was also livestreamed on Zoom...
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April 14, 2022
A medical student who studied by candlelight while living with the violence of civil war in his home country of Syria and a law student who spent her early years living in...
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April 6, 2022
in memoriam Sidney Altman, Sterling professor of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology (MCDB) at Yale who won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1989 for discovering the...
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April 1, 2022
More than 60% of all drugs, including antibiotics and cancer treatments, are derived from natural products in the form of small molecules encoded by metabolic genes. These...
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March 30, 2022
March is Women’s History Month, a time dedicated to observing and celebrating the contributions of women to events in history and contemporary society. Among these...