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A machine in University of Illinois chemistry professor Martin Burke's lab assembles complex small molecules out of simple chemical building blocks, like a 3-D printer on the molecular level.The Burke group has developed a molecule-making machine having the potential to speed up new drug development. Their work is featured on the cover of the March 13 issue of Science. UIUC News Bureau article.
Douglas Mitchell photoDouglas Mitchell is the recipient of the 2015 Pfizer Award in Enzyme Chemistry. He is cited for his outstanding work in enzyme chemistry where the presence of enzyme action is unequivocally demonstrated. Chemistry News article.
Hong WangHong Yang and colleagues recently published a paper in Nano Letters on their development of new techniques using in situ transmission electron microscopy (TEM) to quantitatively study nucleation and growth kinetics of heterogeneous nanostructures. ChBE News article.
Kenneth Suslick photoKenneth Suslick received the 2015 Innovation Transfer Award. The award recognizes local innovation and entrepreneurial excellence. Chemistry News article.
Students at AIChE student regional conferenceUniversity of Illinois hosted more than 200 students February 28 and March 1 for an American Institute of Chemical Engineers' regional student conference. ChBE News article.
umbrella formBBC News highlighted the building of minuscule 3D scaffolds that are being made using ingenious methods by the Rogers group. The scaffolds could be used as a "functional interface" with a growing tissue of cells. BBC Science & Environment article.
Paul Hergenrother and Timothy Fan photoThe PAC-1 drug discovered by Paul Hergenrother is now in human clinical trials. The drug selectively destroys cancer cells, while sparing healthy cells. If trials go well it may become a treatment for brain cancer as it passes the blood-brain barrier. UIUC News Bureau 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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