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Wilfred van der Donk photoWith the Tavassoli lab, the van der Donk group reported the generation of millions of cyclic peptides to disrupt a protein-protein interaction during HIV infection. U of I News.
Kenneth Suslick photoKenneth Suslick has won the AIC Chemical Pioneer Award for his pioneering research on chemical sensing and molecular recognition and other efforts on sonochemistry and sonolumninescence. Chemistry News.
Thomas Rauchfuss photoThomas Rauchfuss receives ACS Award for Distinguished Service in the Advancement of Inorganic Chemistry. He was cited for leadership crucial to maintaining high standards and advancing inorganic chemistry and for sustained and creative contributions to synthetic inorganic chemistry. ACS national award winners.
Martine Gruebele and Duc Nguyen photoMartin Gruebele, Duc Nguyen and collaborators developed an imaging technique that enables researchers to capture 3D representations of single nanoparticles called quantum dots. U of I News.
Renske van der VeenRenske van der Veen receives a NSF CAREER Award with her proposal 'Ultrafast Imaging and Spectroscopy of Cooperative Phenomena in Photomagnetic Nanomaterials'. MRL News.
Stephen Elledge photoAlumnus, Stephen Elledge (BS, '78, was awarded a 2017 Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences. Chemistry News.
Yiang Diao photoYiang Diao was awarded a 2018 Sloan Research Fellowship in chemistry. She is among 126 early-career scholars receiving the the award. ChBE News.
Martin Gruebele photoMartin Gruebele was one of three Cottrell Scholars receiving a 2018 TREE Award from the Research Corporation for Science Advancement (RCSA).
Martin Burke photoMartin Burke has been named a 2017 University Scholar, honoring his pioneering research in molecular prosthetics and his role in developing the Carle Illinois College of Medicine. LAS News.
Marley Dewey (left) and Aleczandria Tiffany (right) photoHarley graduate students, Marley Dewey and Aleczandria Tiffany are researching how 3D-printed biomaterials can be used to reinforce mineralized collagen scaffolds to eventually perfect skull repair in injured soldiers. Beckman Institute News.
David Flaherty photoBrendan Harley photoDavid Flaherty and Brendan Harley have each received a College of Engineering Dean's Award for Excellence in Research. ChBE News.

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