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Prasant Jain photoPrashant Jain has been selected to receive a 2015 NSF CAREER award. The five-year award will fund Jain's mechanistic investigations into how light energy is converted into chemical energy within metallic nanostructures. Chemistry News article.
Jeffrey Moore photoJeffrey Moore has been named the Edward Leete awardee for 2015 by the Organic Division of the ACS. He will receive his award at the fall national meeting in August. Chemistry News article.
Kami Hull photoKami Hull is one of C&EN's Talented 12. She was chosen for devising more environmentally friendly synthesis routes for installing chemical groups in molecular scaffolds. Hull's C&EN profile.
Martin Gruebele and Marinda Wu photosMartin Gruebele and alumna Marinda Wu joined the select group of ACS Fellows based on their contributions to the ACS and the impact of their research. Chemistry News article.
Jennifer Heemstra and Aaron Esser-Kahn photosMoore alumni, Jennifer Heemstra (PhD Moore, 2005) and Aaron Esser-Kahn (Postdoc, Moore, 2009-2011) received prestigious Cottrell Scholar Awards. Chemistry News article.
University of Illinois postdoctoral researcher Prabuddha Mukherjee, left, bioengineering professors Rohit Bhargava and Dipanjan Pan, and postdoctoral researcher Santosh Misra report the development of a new class of carbon nanoparticles for biomedical use.Rohit Bhargava and collaborators have developed an uncomplicated way to produce carbon nanoparticles that are easily detected and that can carry pharmaceutical drugs to targeted tissues. UIUC News Bureau article.
Catherine Murphy photoCatherine Murphy is one of three recipients of the RCSA's new Cottrell TREE Award intended to recognize and advance truly outstanding research and education. Chemistry News article.
Jonathan Tietz photoJonathan Tietz (Mitchell group) is one of a handful of students chosen nationally as a 2015 Graduate Fellow by the ACS Division of Medicinal Chemistry. He will participate this this division's Gorden Conference. Chemistry News article.
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University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
School of Chemical Sciences
106 Noyes Lab
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Urbana, IL  61801
Professor Jonathan Sweedler
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