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Chemistry Alum Martin Hayes completes Pan-Mass Challenge

Hayes (PhD '04) rode the rigorous two day bike-a-thon in honor of his friend and lab mate, the late Chris Davie (PhD '05).

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Mentorship and scholarship keep summer biology research program strong

Support from Squire Booker PhD ’94 and the Bernard S. and Sophie G. Gould Fund helps MSRP-bio students excel.

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Seven Chemistry Students Awarded 2018-2019 Service Award

This newly created annual award honors outstanding service within the Chemistry Department.

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Michael Geeson and Yuwei Gu Named 2019 Reaxys Prize PhD Finalists

The Reaxys PhD Prize, sponsored by Elsevier, recognizes innovative and original research in chemistry and associated sciences.

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Study furthers radically new view of gene control

Along the genome, proteins form liquid-like droplets that appear to boost the expression of particular genes.

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Guided by AI, robotic platform automates molecule manufacture

New system could free bench chemists from time-consuming tasks, may help inspire new molecules.

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Characterizing tau aggregates in neurodegenerative diseases

New research reveals a structural model for amyloid fibrils that could aid in future medicinal interventions for Alzheimer's, CTE, and more.

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Job Posting Assistant Professor

Department of Chemistry seeks Assistant Professor Candidates

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Graduate Student Spotlight: Michael Payne

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

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Chemistry Department Welcomes Dr. Sarah Hewett to its Staff

Sarah joins the department as a Technical Instructor in the Undergraduate Teaching Laboratory.

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American Chemical Society names Chemistry Alumnus Joe Merola as Fellow

A former member of the Seyferth Group, Merola received his PhD from MIT in 1978.

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Griffin paper published in Science Advances

The paper, Three-spin solid effect and the spin diffusion barrier in amorphous solids, was published online on July 26, 2019.

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Department of Chemistry Celebrates Summer with BBQ Lunch

The fourth annual Department of Chemistry Summer BBQ was held on July 11, 2019.

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