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Who’s Who in HQ: Financial Coordinator Jennifer Wong

Who's Who in HQ is an ongoing series that serves to highlight familiar faces in Chemistry Headquarters.

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Morse named AAAS Fellow in Chemical Sciences

David L. Morse (PhD '76) has been recognized by the American Association for the Advancement of Science for his sustained research leadership and innovations.

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Chemistry welcomes seven Presidential Graduate Fellows

The Presidential Fellowship program was established in 1999 in order to recruit the most outstanding students worldwide to pursue graduate studies at MIT.

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Buchwald named the recipient of the 2018 Karl Wamsler Innovation Award

This award, presented by the Technical University of Munich and Clariant Specialty Chemicals, is given in recognition of excellence in the field of catalysis.

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Understanding how plants use sunlight

Studies of how photoprotection works at the molecular level may provide a pathway to more biomass and crops.

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New drug combination could be more effective against melanoma

Chemists discover an unexpected synergy between two types of cancer drugs.

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What happens when materials take tiny hits

High-speed camera shows incoming particles cause damage by briefly melting surfaces as they strike.

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Measuring cancer cell “fitness” reveals drug susceptibility

Together, cell growth rate and gene expression shed light on why some tumor cells survive treatment.

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2018 Waugh Lecture in Physical Chemistry

On November 27, 2018, Professor Adriaan Bax came to MIT to deliver the Waugh Lecture in Physical Chemistry.

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Olsiewski elected AAAS Fellow in Chemical Sciences

Paula J. Olsiewski (PhD '79) has been recognized by the American Association for the Advancement of Science for her extraordinary achievements.

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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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