News & Announcements Archive

Thomas Lectka Selected as 2017 ACS Maryland Chemist of the Year

Congratulations to Professor Lectka, who was recently named 2017 Chemist of the Year by the Maryland Section of the American Chemical Society.  Professor Lectka will be honored at an event on December 13th, where he has been invited to give a presentation.

Ron Lankone Article Featured on the Cover of Environmental Science: Nano

Congratulations to Ron Lankone of the Fairbrother lab, whose most recent first author publication, “Methodology for quantifying engineered nanomaterial release from diverse product matrices under outdoor weathering conditions and implications for life cycle assessment” is featured on the cover of the September issue of Environmental Science: Nano. This article was also selected by Environmental Science: Nano […]

Bragg and Klausen Labs Featured on Dalton Transactions Cover

Congratulations to the Bragg and Klausen labs, whose collaborative work “Asymmetric Charge Separation and Recombination in Symmetrically Functionalized sigma-pi Hybrid Oligosilanes” is featured on the front cover of the Dalton Transactions themed collection “Silicon Chemistry: Discoveries and Advances.”

Marc Greenberg and J.D. Tovar Receive Johns Hopkins Discovery Awards

Congratulations to Professors Greenberg and Tovar for receiving 2017 Discovery Awards!  The Discovery Award is a new funding program to foster innovative, collaborative research at Johns Hopkins University. Professor Greenberg’s project, “Uncovering Poly(ADP-ribose) Biology in Non-membranous Structures” (collaborators: Professors Sua Myong and Anthony Leung), is one of only 3 Category 2 proposals selected for funding.  […]

Rigoberto Hernandez Featured on JHU Rising to the Challenge

Dr. Hernandez was featured in a recent article and video for JHU’s Rising to the Challenge series.  In the video, Dr. Hernandez discusses his group’s research in computational and theoretical chemistry as it pertains to both sustainable energy and Alzheimer’s research.  The video will be promoted via JHU’s “Think You Know” social media campaign and […]

Rebekka Klausen Receives Johns Hopkins Catalyst Award

Rebekka Klausen

Congratulations to Professor Klausen for receiving a 2017 Catalyst Award!  Thirty-four early career faculty members were selected to receive Johns Hopkins Catalyst Awards, an honor that is accompanied by a $75,000 grant, mentoring opportunities, and institutional recognition.

Herdeline Ann Ardoña Published in JACS

Congratulations to Herdeline Ann Ardoña of the Tovar Lab, whose article “Kinetically Controlled Coassembly of Multichromophoric Peptide Hydrogelators and the Impacts on Energy Transport” was published in a recent issue of the Journal of the American Chemical Society.

2017 Graduate Student Awards and Fellowships

On behalf of the Awards Committee (Professors Dagdigian and Yarkony), I am pleased to announce the following student awards and fellowships.  Please join me in congratulating the awardees on their outstanding accomplishments. – Ken Karlin, Chair Ernest M. Marks Award – $1,000, in recognition of teaching excellence. 2017 Awardee – Anton Kozyryev Harry and Cleio […]

Stephen Fried to Join Chemistry Faculty in Summer 2018

Steven Fried

The Chemistry Department is pleased to announce that Dr. Stephen Fried will join the faculty as an Assistant Professor, starting in the summer of 2018.  Stephen studied chemistry at MIT, graduating in 2009 with degrees in chemistry and physics, and completed his doctoral training at Stanford under the mentorship of Prof. Steven G. Boxer in […]

Miranda J. Gallagher and David A. Quist Receive Dean’s Teaching Fellowship


Congratulations to Miranda J. Gallagher of the Fairbrother Lab and David A. Quist of the Karlin Lab for receiving the Dean’s Teaching Fellowship! Gallagher will be teaching Chemistry in Art and Archaeology (AS.030.117). Quist will be teaching Metalloproteins and Their Role in Human Disease (AS.030.213). Registration is now open for these undergraduate courses offered Fall 2017.