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Ralph Nuzzo and Hong Yang thumbnail photosRalph Nuzzo and Hong Yang were chosen as Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. This year's fellows were honored for their "scientifically or socially distinguished efforts to advance science or its applications". UIUC News Bureau article.
Kenneth Suslick photoKenneth Suslick is a 2015 Camille and Henry Dreyfus Senior Scientist Award Winner. This award provides support for undergraduate research under his mentorship. Chemistry News article.
Audrey and Ted Brown photoTheodore and Audrey Brown received the 2015 LAS Dean's Quadrangle Award for their lasting commitment to chemistry and LAS undergraduates through their funding of endowments providing scholarships. Chemistry News article.
Darsh Wasan photoDarsh Wasan (ChBE BS '60) was the recipient of a 2015 LAS Alumni Achievement Award. His research has led to diverse results including increased oil recovery from rock, methods for cleaning semiconductor surfaces and improved food safety. ChBE News article.
Long Luu, Lien Nguyen, Steven Zimmerman photoGraduate students Long Luu and Lien Nguyen with Prof. Steven Zimmerman have developed small-sized drug compounds that target multiple pathways to treat myotonic dystrophy type 1. UIUC News Bureau article.
Huimin Zhao photoHuimin Zhao is a member of a team of researchers awarded an $8 million grant over five years from the NIH Common Fund's 4D Nucleome Program to study DNA structure. LAS News article.
Thumbnail of the Christina White research group involved in producing an effective Mn-based catalystThe White group has developed an effective manganese-based catalyst, soon to be in commercial production, that is both highly reactive and highly selective. UIUC News Bureau article, C&EN article.
Brendan Harley photoBrendan Harley and Bruce Hannon are collaborating on a project to design a stem cell manufacturing platform to selectively expand donor hematopoietic stem cells. They were awarded a NSF grant to support their research. ChBE News article.
Joseph Courtney and Chad Rienstra photo - by L. Brian StaufferJoseph Courtney and Chad Rienstra have developed COMPASS, a process to quickly and reliably find a protein's structure using measurements, computer modeling and image recognition software. UIUC News Bureau article.
Alison Fout photoAlison Fout is one of four early-career female scientists to be a recipient of the first round of Marion Milligan Mason Awards for Women in the Sciences. The award will help fund her nitrite reduction research. Chemistry News article.
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University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
School of Chemical Sciences
106 Noyes Lab
505 S. Mathews
Urbana, IL  61801
Professor Jonathan Sweedler

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