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School of Science presents 2023 Infinite Expansion Awards

Seven postdocs and research scientists honored for contributions to the Institute.

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Nine from MIT named 2023 Sloan Research Fellows

Chemistry Professor Alison Wendlandt is one of the early-career researchers honored for creativity, innovation, and research accomplishments.

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Robert J. Gilliard receives Inaugural Robert Holland Jr. Award from Research Corporation for Science Advancement

The Holland Award is given in recognition of research excellence and contributions to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.

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Brett McGuire earns philanthropic support for his work in complex chemical analyses

Schmidt Futures is a philanthropic initiative that finds exceptional people and helps them do more for others together.

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Brett McGuire wins 2022 Helen B. Warner Prize from the American Astronomical Society

This award recognizes observational or theoretical research by a young astronomer.

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Seven Community Members win Fall 2022 Mentorship Spotlight Awards

The winners were nominated by students, postdocs, faculty, and staff in recognition of their exceptional commitment to mentorship.

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Chemistry Major Jupneet Singh named Rhodes Scholar

Singh, a member of the Class of 2023, intends to study for an MSc in evidence-based social intervention and policy evaluation at Oxford University next fall.

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Three from MIT named 2023 Rhodes Scholars

Jack Cook, Matthew Kearney, and Chemistry Major Jupneet Singh will begin postgraduate studies at Oxford University next fall.

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Undergraduate Teaching Lab wins Lab Sustainability Award

The Chemistry Undergraduate Teaching Lab was awarded a Lab Sustainability Award from the International Institute for Sustainable Laboratories.

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Seven with MIT ties receive awards from the American Physical Society

Professors Arup Chakraborty, Lina Necib, and Ronald Fernando Garcia Ruiz among those honored for contributions to physics.

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Catherine Drennan wins American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology’s William C. Rose Award

This prize recognizes outstanding contributions to biochemical research and commitment to training younger scientists.

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Five with MIT ties elected to the National Academy of Medicine for 2022

Professors Mark Bear and Laura Kiessling ’83 are among the newly elected members.

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Laura Kiessling Elected to National Academy of Medicine

Election to the Academy is considered one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine.

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