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 Department of Chemistry

New Chemistry Professor is Committed to Making Cost-Effective and Environmentally Friendly Materials
A leader, in the lab, the classroom and on the field, Megan Fieser is a talented and passionate role model for women in STEM.
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Peter Qin and Travis Williams Promoted to Full Professor Rank
Reflecting their respective stellar achievements in research, teaching and mentoring, Peter Qin and Travis Williams have been promoted from associate to full professors. Qin probes physical chemistry and biochemistry with a focus on understanding the structure and function relationships of nucleic acids using site-directed spin labeling (SDSL). The Williams group explores organic and organometallic chemistry approaches to hydride manipulation and chemical probes for biology and medicine.

From Refugee to Researcher, Chemist Jahan Dawlaty is a Catalyst In the Lab And Classroom
Professor Jahan Dawlaty is a physical chemist in search of new or deeper understanding of chemical problems and is known as a committed mentor to students.
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Seminar / Events

11/19/2018: Physical-Theoretical
Professor Lois Pollack
School of Applied and Engineering Physics, Cornell University
"How Partners Fold RNA and DNA"
12:00 p.m., Seaver Science Auditorium

11/29/2018: Chemical Biology
Professor Kai Zhang
Department of Biochemistry, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
"Delineating receptor tyrosine kinase signaling pathways during cell differentiation and embryonic development"
12:30 p.m., Seaver Science Auditorium

12/04/2018: Inorganic
Professor Seth Marder
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Georgia Institute of Technology
"Applications of Molecular Dopants and Interface Modifiers for Electronic and Opto-Electronic Applications"
12:30 p.m., Seaver Science Auditorium

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