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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...
Illustration microbes flying out of treasure chest
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...
Portrait of a 15 women
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...
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March 29, 2022
As Chemistry’s longest-serving staff member, Kelly Kellerman has dug her hands into almost every aspect of administration. She’s worked in academics, finance,...
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March 15, 2022
Victor Batista, one of the world’s most distinguished theoretical chemists, has been appointed the John Gamble Kirkwood Professor of Chemistry, effective immediately. Batista...
Chemistry building in welcome slide
February 28, 2022
Prospective students joined the Yale Chemistry community on Feb. 10 –  11 to learn about the research program and campus life at the much anticipated ‘Visiting Days’ event....
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February 28, 2022
Esther A.H. Hopkins ‘67 Ph.D., whose passion for science, advocacy for environmental justice, and commitment to her community made her an admired chemist, environmental...
February 28, 2022
There’s a hidden universe of small molecules — and by mapping that universe, chemical biologist Jason Crawford reveals how molecules and microbes might hold the keys to...