School of Chemical Sciences
School NewsA multi-disciplinary group with John Katzenellebogen as a lead investigator has developed compounds that show potential in treating a variety of disorders linked to estrogen signaling. UIUC News Bureau article. New faculty member, Charles Sing, was named to the 2015 Forbes 30 under 30 Science List.
ChBE News article. Miriam Ross, sophomore at University Laboratory High School, Urbana, has been recognized with a Celebrating High School Innovators Award for her research on DNA catalysts with Prof. Silverman. The Gruebele research group has developed a way to watch how unfolded proteins move through a cell using a fluorescent microscope and three-dimensional diffusion modeling. UIUC News Bureau article. Brendan Harley was elected a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) for his outstanding contributions to the fields of biomaterials and tissue engineering. ChBE article. LAS Alumni Achievement Awards during the Homecoming 2014 weekend.
Peter Senter is a leading researcher at Seattle Genetics who develops novel cancer-fighting drugs.
Senter LAS Alumni Profile.
Banholzer, former chief technical officer for Dow Chemical, is now a professor at the University of Wisconsin at Madison. Banholzer LAS Alumni Profile.In a study reported in Nature, the van der Donk and Nair groups discovered unexpected chemistry during the biosynthesis of the food preservative nisin. UIUC News Bureau article. More School News
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