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Making tuberculosis more susceptible to antibiotics

Shortening carbohydrates in the bacterial cell wall makes them more vulnerable to certain drugs.

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School of Science appoints 12 faculty members to named professorships

Those selected for these positions receive additional support to pursue their research and develop their careers.

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Winners of 2020 Teaching With Digital Technology Award recognized for their innovations

Thirty-one MIT instructors honored for digital teaching excellence in extraordinary circumstances.

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School of Science grows by 10

10 faculty members expand the departments of Biology; Chemistry; Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences; Mathematics; and Physics.

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A chemist who plays with space

Alison Wendlandt explores how the layout of atoms in molecules, such as sugars and drugs, can affect their nature and our bodies.

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Major New Instruments Installed in the Undergraduate Teaching Laboratory

Donated by Professor Brad Pentelute through the generosity of the Alumni Class Funds, the instruments are now up and running for users of the UGTL.

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MIT hosts seven distinguished MLK Professors and Scholars for 2020-21

Honorees will engage in the life of the Institute through teaching, research, and other interactions with the MIT community.

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Chemistry Community Members honored for their Outstanding Teaching, Grading, and Service

The annual awards ceremony was held virtually on August 31, 2020, and was broadcast via YouTube Live.

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Graduate Student Spotlight: Kathleen Wang

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

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Graduate Student Spotlight: Axel Vera

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

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Job Posting Assistant Professor

Department of Chemistry seeks Assistant Professor Candidates

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Guadalupe Hayes-Mota named one of the Most Inspiring People in the Life Science Industry by PharmaVOICE

Mota (SB '08) is currently Director of Global Supply Chain and Manufacturing at Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical.

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Mei Hong wins 2021 Nakanishi Award from the American Chemical Society

Sponsored by the Nakanishi Prize Endowment, this award is given in recognition of application of spectroscopy to biological phenomena.

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