The Herschbach medal is presented at the Dynamics of Molecular Colllisions meeting [https://pubs.acs.org/toc/jpcafh/119/50] which has been held biennially for the last 54 years. At this meeting medals in theoretical and experimental molecular dynamics, named in honor of 1986 Nobel laureate Dudley R. Herschbach are awarded, in Herschbach’s words: For bold and architectural work, inspiring and […]
News & Announcements Archive
David Burns (Thoi Group) is accepted into the Space Scholars Program at the Kirtland Air Force Base. He will be spending this summer in Albuquerque, NM studying electrode materials for space-based energy storage with Dr. Jessica Buckner. More information about the program is here: https://afrlscholars.usra.edu/locations/kirtland/ Congratulations, David!
Avery Baumann (Thoi Group) is named as one of three JHU recipients as an ARCS Graduate Scholar. She is recognized for her outstanding academic and research accomplishments. You can find out more here: https://metro-washington.arcsfoundation.org/
The NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) helps ensure the vitality of the human resource base of science and engineering in the United States and reinforces its diversity. The program recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students in NSF-supported science, technology, engineering, and mathematics disciplines who are pursuing research-based master’s and doctoral degrees at accredited United […]
Stephen Fried has just won a $1 million dollar grant from the Human Frontiers in Science Program (HFSP) to investigate the very question of how amino acids make life possible and ask ‘what if other amino acids were used instead?’. In this project, Fried and colleagues will try to go back in time and recreate […]
Congratulations to Dr. Vinayak Khodade (post-doc, Toscano Lab), who recently published a communication in the Journal of the American Chemical Society entitled “Development of S‑Substituted Thioisothioureas as Efficient Hydropersulfide Precursors.”
Congratulations to Prof. Kempa for receiving the NSF CAREER award! The NSF’s most prestigious award, the CAREER provides 5 years of funding to support the research and educational goals of early career faculty. These funds will support the Kempa group’s pioneering research in gas-phase synthesis of metal-organic frameworks with tailorable electronic properties.
The Second Decade Society (SDS) is the alumni leadership development organization for the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences. The society’s membership is composed of 100 undergraduate alumni who are elected 10 to 20 years after graduation. SDS members are leaders in their professions and communities and contribute their talents in service to the university […]
Congratulations to Mayukh Bhadra (Karlin Lab) and Shane Byrne (Rokita Lab) for receiving the JHU Dean’s Teaching Fellowship! The fellowship will provide funding for teaching undergraduate courses in the 2019-2020 academic year. Bhadra will teach “Metals in Everyday Life,” while Byrne will teach “Nucleic Acids in Chemistry and Biotechnology.”
Congratulations to Kun Yang of the Greenberg group on his publication in PNAS entitled “Histone Tails Decrease N7-Methyl-2′-Deoxyguanosine Depurination and Yield DNA–Protein Cross-links in Nucleosome Core Particles and Cells” that was highlighted in C&EN News.