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Alison Fout photoAlison Fout is one of four early-career female scientists to be a recipient of the first round of Marion Milligan Mason Awards for Women in the Sciences. The award will help fund her nitrite reduction research. Chemistry News article.
SACNAS iconThe University of Illinois chapter of SACNAS is being recognized with the 2015 Graduate Chapter of the Year award for their activities in introducing STEM to the community. Chemistry News article.
AIChE logoThe Illinois chapter of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers is the recipient of the Outstanding Student Chapter Award for 2015. This is the 4th time they have received this award. ChBE News article.
Jonathan Sweedler photoJonathan Sweedler and colleagues have received more than $2 million over three years from the NIH to develop an analytical platform that can lead to new insights in neuroscience and create diagnostic and therapeutic opportunities in treating neurological diseases. Beckman Institute article.
M. Christina WhiteM. Christina White is a recipient of the 2016 Mukaiyama Award presented by the Society of Synthetic Organic Chemistry of Japan. She is cited for cracking the code for selective C-H reactivity and other catalytic research. Chemistry News article.
Theodor Brown, Arnold and Mabel Beckman inspecting the Beckman Institute while it was under construction$5 Million Gift Honors Theodore Brown and Arnold Beckman. The Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation gift establishes a postdoctoral fellowhip and an annual lecture in their name. Nature article about interdisciplinary research, Prof. Brown and the Beckman Institute
phto of Wilfred van der Donk, William Metcalf, Kou-San JuWilfred van der Donk and colleagues are able to use genome mining to identify organisms of interest for in-depth analyses and natural product development. UIUC News Bureau article.
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School of Chemical Sciences
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