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Tyler Brezler to receive 2020 MIT Excellence Award for Innovative Solutions

Brezler, Chemistry Headquarters' Financial Officer, will receive the award at the MIT Excellence Award ceremony on March 12, 2020.

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Chemistry Department Welcomes Eric Vandenberghe to its Staff

Eric joins the department as an Administrative Assistant II.

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Bawendi and Cao Collaboration Published in Chem

The paper, Generalized Kasha’s Model: T-Dependent Spectroscopy Reveals Short-Range Structures of 2D Excitonic Systems, was published on September 16, 2019.

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Putting a finger on the switch of chronic parasite infection

Researchers find master regulator needed for Toxoplasma gondii parasite to chronically infect host; promising step toward infection treatment, prevention.

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Richard Liu (PhD ’19) wins young organometallic scientist award

Richard Liu has been named one of Ereztech's young organometallic scientist winners.

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Graduate Student Spotlight: Brian Graham

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

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Chemistry bonds “quirky” researchers in hard-working Surendranath lab

Mangoes, coconuts, and imaginary lizards make using electricity to rearrange chemical bonds fun and exciting.

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Building a platform to image membrane proteins

Biologists devise an efficient method to prepare fluorescently tagged proteins and simulate their native environment.

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Chemists glimpse the fleeting “transition state” of a reaction

New technique for observing reaction products offers insights into the chemical mechanisms that formed them.

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Graduate Student Spotlight: Gino Occhialini

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

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Lamborghini and MIT pave the way for the electric supercar of the future

MIT-Italy helps build supercharged partnerships on campus and across the globe.

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Technique identifies T cells primed for certain allergies or infections

Researchers develop a method to isolate and sequence the RNA of T cells that react to a specific target.

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David Haines Freeman (1931-2019)

Dr. David Freeman (PhD '57) passed away on October 28, 2019

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