School of Chemical Sciences
School NewsNew 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. Paul Hergenrother was named a 2014 University Scholar for his research in the molecular basis of disease, especially for his ongoing studies on increasing the survival rates in several deadly cancer types. Chemistry article, UIUC News Bureau article. More School News
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Staff AwardsSCS Outstanding Staff Awards
Don DeCoste recipient of a LAS- Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Award and a Provost's Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Award