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From microfluidics to metastasis

New platform enables longitudinal studies of circulating tumor cells in mouse models of cancer.

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Enhanced NMR reveals chemical structures in a fraction of the time

Technique could yield insights into complex proteins involved in Alzheimer’s and other diseases.

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Department of Chemistry Holiday Celebration 2018

The Department of Chemistry concluded 2018 with its annual Karaoke Holiday Party and the second annual Festive Sweater Competition.

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Buchwald awarded 2019 Wolf Prize for Chemistry

Professor Stephen L. Buchwald shares this significant honor with Professor John Hartwig of University of California, Berkeley.

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Christopher P. Davie (November 17, 1977 – January 8, 2019)

Christopher P. Davie, a former graduate student in Professor Rick Danheiser's group, passed away on January 8, 2019.

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Chemistry Department Welcomes Emily Wensberg to its Staff

Emily joins the department as an Administrative Assistant II.

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ACCESS shows grad school’s rigors and rewards

Undergraduates from across the country learn the benefits of continuing their education in chemistry, chemical engineering, and materials science.

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School of Science honors postdocs and research staff with 2018 Infinite Kilometer Awards

Five winners, including Chemistry Postdoc Matthew Golder, are recognized for their outstanding contributions to colleagues, the school, and the Institute.

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Graduate Student Spotlight: Francesca Vaccaro

Chemistry Graduate Student Francesca Vaccaro describes her research and answers 20 random questions as part of the Graduate Student Spotlight series.

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Graduate Student Spotlight: Aaron Liu

Chemistry Graduate Student Aaron Liu describes his research and answers 20 random questions as part of the Graduate Student Spotlight series.

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Engineering “capture compounds”to probe cell growth

Researchers develop a method to investigate how bacteria respond to starvation and to identify which proteins bind to the “magic spot” — ppGpp.

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Cracking a tough case

Whitehead Institute and MIT researchers uncover the detailed molecular structure of the sporopollenin polymer, an inert material key for the emergence of land plants.

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Who’s Who in HQ: Financial Coordinator Jennifer Wong

Who's Who in HQ is an ongoing series that serves to highlight familiar faces in Chemistry Headquarters.

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