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Zachary Fried wins Lewis E. Snyder Astrochemistry Award

This annual prize is awarded to the most innovative and unique astrochemical investigation in either observations, theory or laboratory work.

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School of Science welcomes new faculty in 2023

Sixteen professors join the departments of Biology; Chemistry; Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences; Mathematics; and Physics.

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Future science at the molecular level

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26 honored at the 2022-2023 Teaching Assistant, Grad Grader, and Leadership Awards Ceremony

This annual event, held on August 28, recognized the commendable achievements of many members of the Chemistry community.

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Department of Chemistry hosts Second Annual Future Faculty Symposium

The event showcased the research of early-career scientists who have demonstrated contributions to enhancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in STEM.

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Arrays of quantum rods could enhance TVs or virtual reality devices

MIT engineers developed a new way to create these arrays, by scaffolding quantum rods onto patterned DNA.

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Fourteen MIT School of Science professors receive tenure for 2022 and 2023

Faculty members were recently granted tenure in the departments of Biology, Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Chemistry, EAPS, and Physics.

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Helping to fill in gaps in urology research for female patients

Biologist Nicole De Nisco ’07, PhD ’13 draws on her love of problem-solving and interdisciplinary skills honed as a student at MIT.

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Kiessling paper published in Science Advances

The paper, “Lectin-Seq: A method to profile lectin-microbe interactions in native communities", was published on July 28, 2023.

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Gilliard headlines 2023 IONiC VIPEr Workshop

The NSF workshop focused on the use of VIPEr as a resource for teaching and engagement with the Interactive Online Network of Inorganic Chemists community.

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Graduate Student Spotlight: Collette Gordon

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

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Freedman, Johnson, and Surendranath named 2023 Blavatnik Award Finalists

The Blavatnik Family Foundation has announced the Finalists for the World’s Largest Unrestricted Prizes to Early Career Scientists.

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Kimberly Hollister receives AAUW American Dissertation Fellowship

Founded in 1881, the American Association of University Women (AAUW) has been one of the largest funders of women’s graduate education.

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