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Erin Erhart smiles outdoors in Cambridge on a fall day.

Chemistry Department Welcomes Erin Erhart to its Staff

Erin joins the department as an Administrative Assistant II.

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Graduate Student Spotlight: Louis Papa

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

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Graduate Student Spotlight: Hanna Moon

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

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Baglietto, Saxe, and Shoulders ensure grad students thrive

For three Committed to Caring honorees, mentorship is demonstrated through generosity and making connections.

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Johnson and Van Voorhis paper published in Nature Chemistry

The paper, Robust gold nanorods stabilized by bidentate N-heterocyclic-carbene–thiolate ligands, was published online on November 12, 2018.

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Katherine L. Lee elected ACS District 1 Director

Katherine L. Lee (PhD '96) defeated incumbent Laura E. Pence in the 2018 American Chemical Society National Election.

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A novel way to advance a better battery design

Led by “Queen of Batteries” Christina Lampe-Onnerud, Cadenza Innovation is licensing its lithium ion battery cell architecture to manufacturers around the world.

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Chemical synthesis could produce more potent antibiotics

Simple method for linking molecules could help overcome drug resistant infections.

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2018 Novartis Lecture in Organic Chemistry

On November 1, 2018, Sir Shankar Balasubramanian and Dr. Chris Gampe came to MIT to deliver the Novartis Lecture in Organic Chemistry.

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23 Students Participate in the 2018 MIT-ACCESS Program

The mission of the ACCESS program is to increase the diversity of qualified applicants to PHD programs in chemistry, chemical engineering and materials science.

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Major donors gather for DCIF revitalization celebration

Major donors to the initiative to revitalize the Department of Chemistry Instrumentation Facility (DCIF) celebrate the success of the campaign.

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Graduate Student Spotlight: Martin-Louis Riu

Chemistry Graduate Student Martin-Louis Riu describes his research and answers 20 random questions as part of the Graduate Student Spotlight series.

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Chemistry Department Welcomes Joanne Baldini to its Staff

Joanne joins the department as an Administrative Assistant II.

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