News & Announcements Archive

The Lectka lab publishes in Nature Communications on the structural proof of an organic fluoronium cation.

The Lectka lab publishes in Nature Communications on the structural proof of an organic fluoronium cation.

This manuscript reports the first X-ray crystal structure of an organic fluoronium cation, thus providing an ultimate proof of its debated existence.  In addition to the crystal structure as the […]

Prof. Klausen and Prof. Karlin Recognized at the ACS National Award Ceremony

Prof. Rebekka Klausen and Prof. Ken Karlin were recognized at the August 22, 2021 hybrid in-person and virtual ACS National Award Ceremony held as part of the Atlanta, GA Fall […]

Former graduate student winner of an ‘Emerging Investigator’ Award from the American Society of Mass Spectrometry

Former graduate student winner of an ‘Emerging Investigator’ Award from the American Society of Mass Spectrometry

Xinxing (Colin) Zhang, a former graduate student in Kit Bowen’s research group and presently a Professor at Nankai University in China, is among several young investigators to win this special […]

The McQueen lab publishes in ACS Central Science on temperature dependent structural relaxation of layered kagomé lattices

The manuscript reports the discovery of spontaneous bidirectional, bilayer twisting of the Co kagomé lattice in MgCo6Ge6 and explores the interlayer bonding interactions to identify the driving force behind this […]

Rigoberto Hernandez’s story published in three journals of physical chemistry

Rigoberto Hernandez’s story published in three journals of physical chemistry

Rigoberto Hernandez, Gompf Family Professor, published an article that was featured in three different journals about his path as a Cuban American chemist. “A Cuban Campesino in Chemistry’s Academic Court” […]

In Remembrance of Alex Nickon

In Remembrance of Alex Nickon

Alex Nickon, a long time chemistry professor at JHU passed away in March 2021 at the age of 94 a victim of the COVID pandemic. Alex arrived at Hopkins in 1955 […]

Fried Lab publishes in JACS on Protein Nonrefoldability

Fried Lab publishes in JACS on Protein Nonrefoldability

Stephen Fried’s lab developed a mass spectrometry-based approach to probe protein folding on the proteome-scale. In this experiment, Philip To and coworkers unfolded and refolded E. coli extracts, probed the resulting […]

Prof. Thoi joins Leadership Council at the Ralph O’Connor Sustainable Energy Institute

Prof. Thoi joins Leadership Council at the Ralph O’Connor Sustainable Energy Institute

Newly formed at JHU, the Ralph O’Connor Sustainable Energy Institute (ROSEI) serves as an interdisciplinary home for current research and education in renewable energy, stewardship in fuel technologies, and affordable […]

Congratulations to Shelby Yuhas and colleagues of the Greenberg group on their publication in the Journal of the American Chemical Society!

Congratulations to Shelby Yuhas and colleagues of the Greenberg group on their publication in the Journal of the American Chemical Society!

The manuscript describes the discovery of a potent covalent inhibitor of DNA polymerase beta (Pol beta) that is selective for the enzyme in cells. The inhibitor functions by modifying a […]

Rebekka Klausen is finalist for 2021 Blavatnik National Awards for Young Scientists

Rebekka Klausen is finalist for 2021 Blavatnik National Awards for Young Scientists

Associate Professor Rebekka Klausen is one of 31 finalists for the Blavatnik National Award for Young Scientists, the world’s largest unrestricted prize honoring early-career scientists and engineers. Three winners in […]