Theis Hyperpolarization Lab receives exploratory R01 from the National Institutes of Health
The Theis Hyperpolarization Lab receives an exploratory R01 grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to develop “Molecular MRI of Brain Metabolism Enabled by Long-Lived Spin States."
Researchers Discover New Photoactivation Mechanism for Polymer Production
Researchers demonstrate a way to use low-energy, visible light to produce polymer gel objects from pure monomer solutions.
Research Makes Journal Cover
Research led by the Department of Chemistry recently featured on The Journal of Physical Chemistry C cover.
Chemistry Researchers Receive $3.3M as Part of New Solar Energy Center
Three Department of Chemistry faculty are part of the new Center for Hybrid Approaches in Solar Energy to Liquid Fuels (CHASE).
New Program Drives Research and Training in Chemistry and Life Sciences
The recently launched Chemistry of Life Program will bring together researchers at the intersection of chemistry and life sciences.
Chancellor’s Innovation Fund Supports Six Promising Projects
This year’s Chancellor’s Innovation Fund winners are working toward safer treatments for human and animal health, novel manufacturing methods for toilet paper, lightweight car frames and synthetic fuel.
Featuring a recent publication by James Martin, Berkley Hillis, and Feier Hou: "Transition Zone Theory Compared to Standard Models: Reexamining the Theory of Crystal Growth from Melts".
Aligning Strengths to Advance Medicine
We are thrilled to announce that, as of July 1, 2020, Dr. Joshua Pierce will be co-director of the Comparative Medicine Institute (CMI) to help lead the many training and research programs forward. Of particular interest is the new Chemistry of Life Program that begins this month. More on that to be out soon!
New Macrolactone Database Could Aid Drug Discovery, Research
A new, free-to-use database of macrolactones fills a knowledge gap and could aid drug development.
DELTA Grants 2019-2020 Recipients Announced
DELTA is excited to collaborate with a new round of faculty partners on 22 new and four continuing DELTA Grants. We’re also adding one new DELTA Faculty Fellow to our four continuing fellows. We look forward to working with our faculty partners to create opportunities for student success.
Envisioning Research Contest Winners Offer Glimpses of Discovery
Researchers use images to learn about the world around us and to help viewers engage with the work of discovery.
Self-Sterilizing Polymer Proves Effective Against Drug-Resistant Pathogens
Researchers have found an elastic polymer that possesses broad-spectrum antimicrobial properties, allowing it to kill a range of viruses and drug-resistant bacteria in just minutes – including methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA).